Escallonia Apple Blossom


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SKU: escallonia-apple-blossom Categories: ,
Common Name: Escallonia
Size: 2-3 litre
Hardiness: H4
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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This plant has won a RHS award

2-3 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Flowering period: June – September
  • Hardiness: H4
  • Eventual height: 2.5m
  • Eventual spread: 2.5m

Escallonia Apple Blossom, holder of the coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, is a multi stemmed, evergreen, flowering shrub, often used to form a hedge.  It is a versatile plant, both sun loving and drought tolerant.  The small dark green, shiny leaves providing a strong backdrop for the masses of fragrant, tubular pink,  tinged with white flowers that are produced in the Summer.  It is an excellent pollinator attracting a huge variety of butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects to the garden.

Looking After Your Escallonia Apple Blossom

Generally pest and disease free this is an easy to grow Summer flowering ornamental shrub.  A low maintenance plant benefitting from a sunny area in all types of garden.  It will tolerate most soils as long as they are well drained.   Once planted apply a generous mulch of well rotted garden compost or multi purpose fertiliser around it’s base.   In mid to late Spring, remove any dead or damaged branches and prune to maintain shape and height.  Although a hardy shrub some protection may be needed from the coldest, drying Winter winds.

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