Escallonias are a genus of evergreen shrubs and small trees native to north and south America. They are quick growing and planted widely as hedges. All species do best in full sun with good drainage. The flowers on many species have a honey fragrance and are very attractive to bees.
E. ‘Field Scarlet’ has glossy dark green foliage, and will handle wind and coastal conditions. Very quick growing and great for hedging. Easily trimmed at any time of year. The tiny deep pink tubular flowers are produced throughout the year.
- Ht: up to 4 x 2 meters
- Hardy to wind, frost and salt
- Full sun – light shade
- Hedging and shelter
- 1.25 ltr pot