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Escallonia 'Peach Blossom' (Escallonia 'Peach Blossom')

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 'Peach Blossom'

Other names

Escallonia 'Peach Blossom'

Genus

Escallonia Escallonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Peach Blossom' _ 'Peach Blossom' is a bushy, evergreen shrub with small, glossy, dark-green leaves. It bears clusters of clear pink flowers from early summer.


Escallonia 'Peach Blossom' is: Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, 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 'Peach Blossom'

Other names

Escallonia 'Peach Blossom'

Genus

Escallonia Escallonia

Variety or Cultivar

'Peach Blossom' _ 'Peach Blossom' is a bushy, evergreen shrub with small, glossy, dark-green leaves. It bears clusters of clear pink flowers from early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Bushy

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, 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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