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.
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