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botanical name:
Escallonia 'Pride of Donard'
Escallonia 'Pride of Donard' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Escalloniaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Strong growing, compact habit, with glossy dark green leaves. Light rose-red flowers in terminal racemes during summer and often sporadically into autumn.

cultivation:
Fertile, well drained soil in full sun, preferably in a mild or sheltered position. Thrives in coastal locations, but best protected from cold winds.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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