Pink Escallonia - Escallonia Rubra Macrantha

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This is a fast-growing evergreen shrub with shiny green leaves. It produces sweetly scented bright rose-red bell-shaped flowers through the summer months. It's ideal for coastal locations as it tolerates salt winds and loves the mild climate.


An excellent specimen shrub, and good in a shrub border. Escallonia is also well suited to hedging.

Common Name: Pink Escallonia Botanical Name: Escallonia macrantha Rosea Plant size: Approx 8 - 10cm Pot size: 50mm pot. Max growth: Approx high and 3.5m wide. Maintenance: Best trimmed in late summer after flowering. The Macrantha will cope with coastal conditions and is frost tolerant. Planting: Plant 2 per metre in a single row for a great hedge
Requires well-drained soil

Climate Zone

  • Arid
  • Cool
  • Subtropical
  • Temperate
  • Tropical

Flowers

  • Long lasting

Garden Style

  • Cottage Garden

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Hedging

  • Border Hedge
  • Low Hedge

Plant Spacing

  • 30 - 50cm

Plant Type

  • Evergreen
  • Foliage Plants
  • Small Shrubs

Position

  • Coastal
  • Full Sun
  • Semi Shade

Uses

  • Container Plants
  • Edge planting
  • Retaining walls


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