Escallonia hybrid 'Compakta'
|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.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Problems/Solutions||Coastal Exposure, Drought Tolerant, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Road Salt Tolerant|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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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.