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Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Red Escallonia Hedging

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Escallonia rubra macrantha hedging, also known as Red flowering Escallonia, is a popular shrub to have in the garden due to its vibrant colours and unique appearance. Escallonia rubra produces masses of stunning bright, dark pink or red flowers that are bell-shaped and stand proudly against glossy, dark green leaves from June to October. The evergreen foliage will ensure that your plant provides your garden with year-round points of interest. 

  • Best Features: Dark pink/red bell-shaped flowers, glossy evergreen foliage, year-round interest
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1m-3m high
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm a year
  • Position: Most normal soils, sunny, sheltered or exposed, inland and coastal (very good at the coast)
  • Also Consider: Other Escallonia hedging varieties for different coloured flowers. Or, browse our popular coastal hedging plants, also suitable for seaside situations.
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Red Escallonia rubra macrantha) Hedge Plant Description

Red Escallonia is a stunning evergreen flowering shrub. The dark pink-red flowers look magnificent in any garden and can brighten the area up, plus they add a beautiful contrast with the small, shiny leaves. Escallonia rubra’s bell-shaped flowers usually embellish the branches until the first frosts, making this hedge plant an attractive and lasting feature shrub, which will be bustling with bees.

Most Popular Uses for Red Escallonia Hedging

Red Escallonia hedging is highly recommended for coastal sites with strong, salt-laden winds. It will grow in almost any well-drained soil, as long as the site doesn’t suffer from freezing temperatures and gets a substantial amount of sun exposure. Escallonia rubra is stunning and makes an attractive feature in your garden with various qualities, providing excellent screening while acting as a windbreaker and noise muffler.

Combine Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants With

It’s recommended to grow Escallonia rubra macrantha hedge plants with Pink Escallonia  or White Escallonia, or both for a vibrant, summery colourful border. Red Escallonia can also be grown as a standalone feature for your garden. Alternatively, you can look at our tapestry packs for a mixture of different colours, textures and fragrances that blend wonderfully, creating a diverse hedge that moves with the seasons.

Growth Rate of Red Flowering Escallonia Hedging

The average growth rate of Red Escallonia rubra macrantha is about 30/45cm a year. Escallonia has a manageable final height of between 1-3 metres.

Care Advice for Your Red Escallonia Hedge

best4hedging advise pruning Red Escallonia rubra macrantha hedging after flowering to create shape and definition. Hard pruning should be carried out in spring to allow for new growth the optimum amount of time to enable further growth the optimum amount of time to grow back before the winter frosts settle in. To maintain a formal shape, we advise trimming Red flowering Escallonia twice a year. For more information on plant care and advice, please take a look at our Advice page.

Recommended Planting Density For Red Escallonia macrantha Hedge

For information on planting density guidelines specific to your Red Escallonia hedge, please see the product table below. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended planting density for individual plant species and root type.

Escallonia rubra macrantha hedge plants are available to order as pot-grown plants all year.

For the most part, our Red Escallonia hedge plants are grown here in the UK by our horticultural specialists, who have a wealth of expert growing knowledge. Occasionally, we source Escallonia rubra macrantha hedging from carefully chosen horticultural authorities outside of Britain, making sure that the care given to the plants matches that provided by our specialist growers. At best4hedging, we always do our utmost to ensure that your Red Escallonia hedge plants arrive in the freshest condition and that they are of the most exceptional quality while maintaining our excellent prices. You can buy your Red Escallonia hedge plants online, with absolute certainty that the quality and service with which they are delivered is of the highest industry standards.

Showing 20 of our total 188 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 188 reviews for Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 188 ratings.
November 25, 2021 | Elizabeth Snelson
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Plant looks good and very strong.

October 20, 2021 | Anne Ward
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Health plants only one damaged but still planted

October 13, 2021 | Tim Lovell
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Used several times quality plants fast delivery and great aftersales service.

September 21, 2021 | Martin
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Purchase and delivery very smooth, all plants in good health with no failures

July 14, 2021 | Tim Lovell
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Easy to use website and place order.Good communication from the company.

May 10, 2021 | Anonymous
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Excellent. Don't forget that reviewing is optional.

April 24, 2021 | DEREK PAGE
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Hedge plants were damaged in box packaging

March 11, 2021 | Gillian Cresswell
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Great Service and quality plants and arrived on time and well packaged.

March 2, 2021 | Allan Pollock
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

As Above

February 17, 2021 | Ed
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Great plant, very fast delivery, and they keep me informed about the progress of it all the time.

February 16, 2021 | Anonymous
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

As Above

January 22, 2021 | Anonymous
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

A little straggly but still appear strong and healthy.

December 27, 2020 | Anonymous
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

As Above

October 6, 2020 | Phil Tinsley
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Healthy plants - all within the stated height.

September 20, 2020 | Anonymous
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Some damaged, others poor, so disappointin

September 14, 2020 | Anonymous
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Good

August 31, 2020 | Elizabeth Ince
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

As Above

August 1, 2020 | Anonymous
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

The plants arrived in really good condition. A good size and great value.

July 31, 2020 | Damian wheeler
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Looks great in the garden

July 28, 2020 | Thomas G
Escallonia rubra macrantha Hedge Plants

Excellent

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