Escallonia 'Compakta'Item #3618 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 9
The neat, dense mound of small shiny green leaves and rich reddish pink flowers makes a fine mass planting, edging, low border hedge or container subject. Evergreen.
- DetailPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow-growing, compact shrub 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Spring and fall.Flower color:RedFlower attributesShowy FlowersGarden styleCottagePatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Pine (Pinus); Camellia (Camellia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Magnolia (Magnolia)
- CareCare InformationFollow 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 formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:Has also been sold under the name Newport Dwarf