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
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.