Escallonia 'Iveyi'

Escallonia - Escallonia  'Iveyi'

Common Name: Escallonia
Genus: Escallonia
Cultivar: 'Iveyi'

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 3.00 m (300 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 3.00 m (300 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Bronze, GreenFlowering Period: June to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Clusters of fragrant pure white flowers from June to September among small lustrous dark green leaves often bronze-tinted in cold weather. This upright evergreen shrub prefers a sheltered sunny site with fertile well-drained soil. To fully appreciate the wonderfully scented flowers it's best grown in a border close to an entrance or path.

  • Garden care: Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. In mid or late spring lightly cut back any shoots that spoil the symmetry of the plant. After pruning apply a generous 5-7 cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant.

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