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:: Escalloniaceae :: ESCALLONIA :: hybrid :: 'Red Elf'
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Main asset

Very long summer flowering, good resistance to drought and salted spray. Spread out and compact habit, close to 'C.F. Ball' (one of his parents), but darker color crimson red.


Behaves better in coastal climate (otherwise protect from cold winds).

Shrub of South American origin, evergreen, with very long summer flowering, well adapted for low or medium hedges in oceanic or mediterranean climate, in littoral zones. Exposure to sunlight, in aerated but protected from cold winds location, is necessary to avoid the appearance of foliar diseases.

  • Uses: Shrub beds, medium high hedges

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: evergreen
  • Habit: bushy
  • Height: 2 m x 2 m (6 ft x 6 ft)
  • Growth: medium
  • Flowering period: July to September

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: oboval
  • Foliage colour: medium green
  • Flowers shape: tubulated
  • Flowers colour: red


  • Soil type: drained
  • Exposure: sun
  • Hardiness: - 10 °C (14 °F - USDA zone 8a)