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Escallonia ‘Donard Seedling’

Escallonia

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune & November
  • Height1.5m to 2m
  • Spread1.5m to 2m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourPink, white
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Escallonia ‘Donard Seedling’ (Escallonia). This vigorous evergreen, arching shrub has small, dark green, glossy leaves. From early summer to mid-summer, profuse racemes of pink flower buds open to fragrant white blooms.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

S.America

Interest and use

Hedging. Summer/Autumn interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost hardy, but in cold areas protect from strong winds and grow against a south or west facing wall. They will requires full sun and fertile, well drained soil. Trim hedges and wall-trained plants after flowering

Propagation

You can propagate by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Silver leaf.

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