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Escallonia in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Escallonia

 

Escallonia

Escallonia is an attractive evergreen shrub which is easy to grow. It sports glossy leaves and produces many attractive flowers in late spring and early summer which are usually pink, red or white. It makes a great specimen shrub, but also makes a great hedge and is often used for hedging in coastal gardens where it is very suitable for growing.

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plant Features
  • Escallonia likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Escallonia likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Escallonia is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Escallonia likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Escallonia

Latin name

Escallonia

type

Evergreen Shrub

family

Escalloniaceae

ph

6.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Escallonia likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Escallonia is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Escallonia likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Escallonia likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Escallonia is 1.50meters x 2.00meters 1.50 M 2.00 M

Escallonia

Escallonia is an attractive evergreen shrub which is easy to grow. It sports glossy leaves and produces many attractive flowers in late spring and early summer which are usually pink, red or white. It makes a great specimen shrub, but also makes a great hedge and is often used for hedging in coastal gardens where it is very suitable for growing.


Flowering

From Early Summer TO Mid Autumn

Escallonia flowers appear in terminal clusters in Summer and early autumn

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant escallonia in a sunny, wind-sheltered position in well-draining soil.

 
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