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Due to very high order volumes, there is an order limiting system in place at present. Please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes. The nursery and gardens are open 10.00 to 16.00 everyday, all are welcome.

ESCALLONIA 'Red Carpet'

BUSH TYPES

Dark pink-red flowers and compact, spreading growth
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£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £10.00 each

  • Evergreen - glossy, dark green, slightly serrated leaves
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - dark pink red with white stripe
  • Height - 50cm (20in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact, low-growing, spreading shrub
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees and other insects. Excellent for coastal exposure
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - UK. Peter Moore, Hampshire
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - loose panicles of flowers to 1cm (½in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - - emits a pleasant fragrance, especially after rain
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Escallonia - Care Guide

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