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Easily-grown, adaptable jack-of-all-trades for a garden sheltered from cold winds. Loves to be beside the seaside.

Genus of about 50-60 species of mostly evergreen shrubs, or more rarely, small trees found in woodland and scrub, and often on mountains in South America.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs and rarely small trees.
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - good for shrub borders, against walls and for hedges, screens or windbreaks. Foliage scents the air after rain. Wildlife plant - bees, butterflies, moths.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - South America
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Escallonia - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of ESCALLONIA

ESCALLONIA 'Apple Blossom'   AWARD

ESCALLONIA 'Apple Blossom'  >

Delicate pale pink with neat foliage
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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The most handsome member of this family, originally raised at Caerhays Castle, with very glossy foliage and waxy white flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

ESCALLONIA 'Peach Blossom'   AWARD

ESCALLONIA 'Peach Blossom'  >

Similar to 'Apple Blossom' but with clear peach pink flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each


ESCALLONIA 'Red Carpet'  >

Dark pink-red flowers and compact, spreading growth
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha

ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha  >

Pink flowers, with tough foliage, good in coastal exposure
pot grown individually £11.50 each, 10+ £10.00 each

ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha 'Crimson Spire'  AWARD

ESCALLONIA rubra var. macrantha 'Crimson Spire' >

Red flowers, upright growth
pot grown individually £11.50 each, 10+ £10.00 each

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