Pink Princess Escallonia
Escallonia x exoniensis 'Fradesii'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||es-ka-LO-ni-a eks-o-nee-EN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring through Fall|
|Design Ideas||This 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 a 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Showy Flowering Shrub|
Provide enriched, neutral to slightly acidic soil. Water regularly, deeply during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9