Escallonia 'Apple Blossom'

Family: Crassulariaceae


Plant type Shrub
Height 4 to 5 feet
Spread 4 to 5 feet
Habit Bushy, upright
Foliage Evergreen
Growth rate Moderate
Interests Flowers
Uses Borders, informal hedging
Skill level Beginner
Maintenance None to slight
Hardiness 8
Heat zone
Sun Full sun
Moisture Dry to moist
Soil type Slightly acid to slightly lime
Soil fertility Moderate
Water consumption Moderate
Site Sheltered
Flower colour Pink, white
Flower season Mid summer to early autumn
Flower size Small
Foliage colour Green
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
Stems
Features
Wildlife Bees
Texture Fine

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' is an evergreen shrub grown for its glossy green leaves and pink and white flowers. Flowers are displayed from mid summer to early autumn. It can be used as an informal, flowering hedge.

Escallonia 'Apple Blossom' will grow in any reasonable garden soil which is not too waterlogged and cope well with dry conditions. They are not terribly hardy, growing well up to zone 8.

 

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