Escallonia Gold Ellen

Height 1.5m
Spread 2.5m
Full sun
Dry Tolerant
Frost Hardy
Botanical Name: Escallonia laevis Gold Ellen

Variety Profile

  • Dramatic golden coloured foliage for year round colour in landscapes.
  • Musk pink flowers over summer months.
  • An easy to grow and hardy shrub for both hedging and general garden use.
  • Pollinator friendly.

Cultural Care

Dry and frost tolerant once established. Grows well in most soil types which are well draining. Apply a slow release fertiliser during early spring for best results. Prune lightly after flowering to encourage a dense habit. If used for hedging, more regular trims will be required to maintain shape.

Plant Uses

  • Ideal for low hedging
  • Fast results for new gardens or spaces
  • Dynamic backdrop colour in mixed borders
  • Suitable for coastal regions
  • General use in water wise gardens


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