The Escallonia ‘Newport Dwarf,’ or Compact Red Escallonia, is an evergreen, versatile mound forming plant that can be used as an accent plant, or as ground cover. Flowering reddish pink in the summer delivers striking contrast to the olive-green foliage. A great slow-growing, low maintenance plant.
Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Height: < 3′
Spread: < 3′
Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand (moist but well-draining) –of note: drought tolerant and deer tolerant, looks great even with neglect.
Water Requirements: Average