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Escallonia ‘Crimson Spire’ – 2L Pot – 20cm+

£4.50

Fast growing evergreen with small, glossy, dark green leaves. Masses of tubular crimson-red flowers from June to October. Grow in full sun, in a sheltered site in well-drained soil. Excellent as a specimen or to create a hedge. Ultimate Height : 2.5 metres Width: 1.5 metres

2000 in stock

Qty Price per item
25 - 49 £4.05
50 - 99 £3.75
100 + £3.50

Description

Escallonia ‘Crimson Spire’ is a captivating evergreen shrub celebrated for its remarkable qualities as a hedging plant. Fast growing, with its dense, upright growth habit, this cultivar forms a splendid living barrier that not only provides privacy but also offers a visually stunning backdrop to any landscape. The glossy, dark green foliage serves as an elegant foil to the plant’s most distinctive feature—the profusion of vibrant crimson flowers that adorn its branches. These blossoms, which typically appear in late spring to early summer, not only add a splash of colour to the garden but also attract pollinators, contributing to a lively and dynamic outdoor space. ‘Crimson Spire’ is renowned for its resilience and adaptability, thriving in a variety of soil types and weather conditions. As a hedging plant, it combines aesthetic appeal with practical functionality, making it a popular choice for those seeking both form and function in their garden design.

Please see our GUIDE TO PLANTING HEDGES for more info.

 

Additional information

Preferred Aspect

East-facing;North-facing;West-facing;South-facing

Position

Full sun/partial shade

Soil Type

Chalk;Loam;Sand;Clay

Exposure

Sheltered

Flowering Time

Summer

Foliage

Evergreen

Pruning Time

Early Spring;Late Winter

Ultimate Height

2.5 metres

Ultimate Spread

1.5 metres

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