The Q&A Archives: Red Elf Escallonia

Question: Will Red Elf Escallonia grown in Zone 7 in full sun? According to your web site, it will, however, local nurseries say it won't.

Answer: Red Elf Escallonia is hardy to USDA zone 7, but your mileage may vary. Many factors dictate how well a plant does. If local nurseries advise against planting it in your area, you may be gardening in a microclimate and may want to choose a plant with a proven track record instead.

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