Area of origin: Southern Brazil.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 2m, width up to 2m (6.6')
Soil Type: Avoid soil with too much lime. Mix in compost too avoid soil being too compact.
Hardiness: Tolerant to -5°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Properties and uses:
Very beautiful pink flowers from July to September. Bushy and vigorous this beautiful shrub has stunning green and bright yellow leaves. Plant alone or in a flowering hedge, tolerates coastal conditions.
List of Escallonia:
• Escallonia 'Iveyii', fragrant white blossom in summer, shiny leaves, dark green, hardy to -10°C.
• Escallonia macrantha, deep pink or red blossom depending on the type, shiny green leaves.