Escallonia rubra var. macrantha

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 8 to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 8 to 10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Semi hardwood cuttings
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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