• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate grower to 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Attracts Butterflies
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Early spring through fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:es-ka-LO-ni-a eks-o-nee-EN-sis
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early spring through fall
    Flower color:Red
    Design IdeasThis reliable shrub is one of the few that offers glossy, fine-textured foliage that is also a rich, emerald green. Perfect as a background, it also reaches good size and density for hedges and screens. With its pretty blossoms, this shrub is also great as an individual specimen or for foundation planting along fences and walls.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.