Escallonia 'Donard Radiance'/

Escallonia 'Donard Radiance' / Escallonia 'Donard Radiance'
Young, spring leaves just before flowering
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Young, spring leaves just before flowering

Upright. multi-trunked shrub

Foliage and reddish-colored bark

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Scientific Name: Escallonia 'Donard Radiance'
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Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Evergreen shrub that produces red, tubular-shaped flowers in spring and oval-shaped leaves with toothed margins. Small, purple-blue berries are borne in autumn. Flowers are pleasantly scented. Reported to make a good hedge planting. Performs best in the cooler regions of the country.