ESCALLONIA 'Red Carpet'

BUSH TYPES

Dark pink-red flowers and compact, spreading growth
Further Reading....
  • 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

ESCALLONIA 'Red Carpet'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2023 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£13.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £11.00 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2023
  • 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
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • 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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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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