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Escallonia 'Iveyi'

Common Name:
Escallonia
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Family:
Saxifragaceae (The Saxifrage Family)
Geographic Origin:
Hybrid origin
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
5-6 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Foundation plantings
Flowering Season:
Summer and fall
Flower Color:
White
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less
Dense, fast growing shrub with shiny, deep green leaves bears full clusters of white flowers that open from pink buds in summer. Escallonias are widely used as foundation and specimen shrubs or in hedges. They can take almost any conditions along the coast but require reasonably well drained soil and moderate to regular watering or light shading in the hot interior.