Escallonia Laevis Pink Elle or Escallonia Pink Elle A repeat flowering shrub and an ideal hedging plant, Escallonia Laevis Pink Elle offers superb beauty without asking for much care in return. Compact and evergreen, this bushy shrub will be a good choice for small and big gardens alike, as its versatile yet striking appearance makes it stand out in any landscape. The glossy, leathery, toothed leaves are a deep green throughout the year, offering multiple seasons of interest, but it’s the flowering season(s) when this shrub is at its best. In the summer, large heads of mid-pink blossoms envelop the shrub, only to repeat shortly after in autumn, albeit in less prolifically. The prolonged season of blossoms, as well as attractive habit and foliage, make Escallonia Pink Elle a popular choice for beds, borders, and pots alike.
Height and Spread of Escallonia Laevis Pink Elle A compact shrub with a bushy habit, Escallonia Pink Elle will grow to be between 1 and 1.5 metres high, with the same spread. Its compact size makes it suitable to be grown in large pots and containers.
How Hardy is Escallonia Laevis Pink Elle The Escallonia Laevis family originated in Brazil, which means that Pink Elle is hardy in the United Kingdom, but prefers coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK. In general, it performs best in areas where winter temperatures do not drop below -5 degrees Celsius.
How To Use Escallonia Laevis Pink Elle It is not difficult finding a spot in the garden for a shrub as pretty as Escallonia Pink Elle! This evergreen shrub can be grown in beds and borders for multiple seasons of interest, or planted in a larger container for a pop of colour on the patio or balcony. Similarly, when planted en masse, Escallonia Laevis Pink Elle is a good hedging plant.
How To Care For Escallonia Laevis Pink Elle As a plant that originated in a warm climate, Escallonia Pink Elle prefers a sunny spot in the garden, away from harsh and freezing winds that could damage its foliage. This flowering shrub does well in most soils, as long as they are well-drained.