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:: Escalloniaceae :: ESCALLONIA :: hybrid :: GOLDEN CARPET 'Alcaura'
  • Type of products available: 0/1/1P9
  • Protection : COV EU 44517

Main asset

Brightly colored foliage, tolerating full sun, contrasting with flowering. Compact habit, well suited for terraces, pots or in small gardens.


Sport of 'Red Carpet' selected by Neil Alcock (Seiont Nurseries, UK).

Globe Planter

Small Escallonia with golden foliage in the sun, lime-green in the shade and in winter. Sparse flowering of small red tubular flowers, gathered in short clusters.

  • Uses: Low shrubs beds, pots, planters

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: evergreen
  • Habit: thick
  • Height: 1 m x 1.5 m (3.3 ft x 5 ft)
  • Growth: slow
  • Flowering period: July to September

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: lanceolate serrated
  • Foliage colour: golden
  • Foliage colour in autumn: yellow
  • Flowers shape: tubular in short clusters
  • Flowers colour: red


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