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Compact Escallonia

Escallonia hybrid 'Compakta'

Pronunciation: es-ka-LO-ni-a
SKU #03618
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description This neat, compact mound of finely textured, dense, shiny green foliage and showy clusters of tiny, rich crimson-pink, trumpet-shaped flowers creates a splendid low border hedge. Works well as a low maintenance edging, groundcover, low hedge, or container specimen. Evergreen.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late spring to early summer.
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Ground Cover, Edging
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Pine (Pinus); Camellia (Camellia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Magnolia (Magnolia)
CARE
Care Grows easily in enriched well-drained soils; highly adaptable but does not tolerate heavy, water-logged soils. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, prefers regular water but tolerates periodic drought. Fertilize in early spring. Prune annually after flowering to shape.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.