Escallonia Apple Blossom

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Wide arching informal hedge for coastal and hinterland gardens. Grows almost anywhere. Clusters of tiny white flowers,each dipped in pink at the lips. Neat evergreen foliage. Drought, wind and frost tolerant.
Much smaller leaves than iveyi (see 4th image showing Apple Blossom top, Iveyi bottom)

flower image: Andrew Fogg

Escallonia langleyensis 'Apple Blossom'

DESCRIPTION: Small-leafed evergreen wide shrub with clusters of small flowers, white at the base and tipped with pale pink. Leaves are neat with tiny serrated edges. Branches are mounding, slightly arching, and the plant tends to grow wider than tall.
USE IN: Ideal for informal hedging, screening and seaside gardens.
LOCATION: Escallonia will thrive in most conditions, drought and frost tolerant. Prefers dry rather than humid conditions but very happy at the coast. Plant 70 - 80 cm apart in free draining soil rich in organic matter.
CARE: Mulch and water well until established. Prune after flowering to encourage new growth and flowering. Feed with a controlled release fertiliser twice yearly.
HEIGHT & WIDTH:  1.5 m H x 2 m W.

YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants young healthy plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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