Escallonia Iveyi

Escallonia Iveyi

Escallonia Iveyi

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Common name and scientific name: Escallonia Iveyi (Escallonia x langleyensis 'Iveyi')

Description: Escallonia Iveyi is a beautiful evergreen shrub that adds elegance to any landscape. It features glossy dark green leaves and produces clusters of fragrant white flowers in summer. This shrub has a dense, upright growth habit with a rounded shape, reaching a mature height of approximately 2-3 meters and a width of 1.5-2 meters.

Growing requirements: Escallonia Iveyi thrives in full sun to partial shade conditions. It prefers well-draining soil and regular watering to maintain soil moisture. This shrub is adaptable to different soil types and has moderate drought tolerance once established.

Unique plant features: The highlight of Escallonia Iveyi is its profusion of scented white flowers that attract pollinators like butterflies and bees. The dark green foliage provides an attractive backdrop, and its evergreen nature ensures year-round visual appeal.
Suggestions for use: Escallonia Iveyi is versatile and can be used as a stunning hedge, privacy screen, or focal point in a garden bed. It also thrives in containers, making it suitable for patio or balcony gardens.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Medium

Watering frequency:

Soil: Adapts to all types of soils, chalk, clay, loam or sand

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

More info: Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring

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Drought tolerance: Medium

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: Medium

Disease and pest susceptibility: Generally resistant to pests and diseases

Mature height: 250 cm

Mature width: 150 cm

Suitable for shaping: Yes

Colour: Glossy dark green leaves

Variegation: No

Size: Small/medium

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

Flower colour: White

Flower fragrant: Yes

Flowering season: Mid-summer to late summer

Fruit: No

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