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Escallonia

Escallonia 'C.F. Ball'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Escallonia Overview

Vigorous, erect, open, evergreen shrub with broadly oval to obovate, deeply toothed, glossy, dark green leaves. Bears tubular, deep reddish pink flowers in short racemes throughout summer.

How to propagate Escallonia

Cuttings

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

Other uses of Escallonia

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