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Escallonia 'Donard Seedling' (Escallonia 'Donard Seedling')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Escallonia 'Donard Seedling'

Other names

Escallonia 'Donard Seedling'

Genus

Escallonia Escallonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Donard Seedling' _ 'Donard Seedling' is an evergreen shrub with glossy, dark-green leaves. It bears pale-pink flushed white flowers in early summer which open from pink buds.


Escallonia 'Donard Seedling' is: Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Bushy

Flower

Pale-pink, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Brown scale Brown scale

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Escallonia 'Donard Seedling' (Escallonia 'Donard Seedling') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Escallonia 'Donard Seedling'

Other names

Escallonia 'Donard Seedling'

Genus

Escallonia Escallonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Donard Seedling' _ 'Donard Seedling' is an evergreen shrub with glossy, dark-green leaves. It bears pale-pink flushed white flowers in early summer which open from pink buds.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Bushy


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Brown scale

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Escallonia 'Donard Seedling' (Escallonia 'Donard Seedling') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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