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Escallonia rubra

Common Name(s):
Escallonia
Cultivar(s):
Frades
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Very tolerant of salt spray; dislikes summer heat and humidity; rounded habit

Height:
10-15 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; variable shape; 1-2 in. long; tapers at base; serrated
Flower:
Red to rose-red flowers on 1-4 in. leafy panicles in summer
Zones:
8 to 10
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil; good salt tolerance
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded
Width:
10-15 ft.
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1543

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