Escallonia rubra

Red Escallonia

Family: Grossulariaceae Gooseberry

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 8A - 10A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Purple, red
Bloom time Spring through Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, espalier, foundation, massing, specimen
Height 6' to 15' / 1.80m to 4.60m
Spread 4' to 15' / 1.20m to 4.60m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded