0

Your Cart

No products in the cart.
Derwen Wholesale

Escallonia ‘Iveyii’ – 2L Pot – 30cm+

£4.50

Fast growing, upright evergreen shrub with oval, glossy green leaves and masses of white flowers from June to October. Grow in full sun in well-drained soil. Ideal as an interesting hedge as part of a mixed border. Excellent for seaside areas or sunny positions. Ultimate Height: 3 metres. Width: 2 metres.

 

Out of stock

Description

Escallonia ‘Iveyii’ is an excellent choice for creating a beautiful and functional hedge in garden and landscape settings. Known for its glossy, dark green leaves, fragrant white flowers, and compact growth habit, this evergreen shrub offers several advantages when used for hedging purposes. Here’s a closer look at Escallonia ‘Iveyii’ as a hedging plant:

  1. Appearance:
    • ‘Iveyii’ features dense and bushy growth, forming a compact, rounded shape that is well-suited for creating a neat and tidy hedge. The dark green foliage serves as an attractive backdrop throughout the year, providing visual interest even when the plant is not in bloom.
  2. Flowering Display:
    • The hedge becomes especially captivating when ‘Iveyii’ produces its clusters of small, fragrant white flowers. These blooms typically appear in late spring to early summer, creating a delightful display that adds an extra layer of charm to the hedge. The fragrance can enhance the overall sensory experience in the garden.
  3. Versatility:
    • This escallonia cultivar’s versatility extends to its ability to create various hedge designs. Whether used as a formal clipped hedge or a more informal, natural-looking boundary, ‘Iveyii’ adapts well to different pruning styles and can be incorporated into diverse garden themes.
  4. Sun and Soil Requirements:
    • ‘Iveyii’ thrives in full sun to partial shade. When selecting a location for the hedge, providing well-draining soil is crucial. While it is adaptable to various soil types, ensuring good drainage will contribute to the overall health of the plants.
  5. Maintenance:
    • Regular pruning is essential to maintain the desired shape and size of the hedge. Pruning is typically performed after the flowering period to encourage bushier growth and remove any dead or overly long branches. This practice helps keep the hedge dense and promotes an attractive form.

Please see our GUIDE TO PLANTING HEDGES for more info.

Additional information

Preferred Aspect

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

3 metres

Ultimate Spread

2 metres

×