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Escallonia ‘Pride of Donard’

Escallonia

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & November
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite pink red
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Escallonia ‘Pride of Donard’ (Escallonia). Glossy dark green leaves grow up to 2.5cm long. Bears light red flowers.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Semi-evergreen or Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

S.America

Interest and use

Grown for their profuse, 5 petalled flowers and glossy foliage, which is very attractive to bees. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • 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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