Escallonia laevis 'Gold Ellen'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 6-8 feet
Plant Spread: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Blooms on old wood
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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