Escallonia Donard Seedling is a vigorous evergreen shrub that makes a fine ornamental bush and hedging plant. It needs plenty of sun and a well drained site is essential.
Donard Seedling is good for hedges up to about 2.5-3 metres high.
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Escallonia Donard Seedling hedge plants are only delivered pot-grown, year round. We may delay delivery in mid-winter if the weather is too cold.
All our hedge plants are measured by their height in centimetres above the ground (the roots & pots aren't measured).
Plant Escallonia Donard Seedling hedging at 2 plants per metre, 50cms apart.
This is one of the better escallonia varieties for hedging; it is strong growing and its fragrant, glossy, dark green leaves are larger than average. Grown as a specimen shrub, it has an arching habit and will naturally grow about as wide as it is tall.
Donard Seedling flowers through the summer and into early autumn with succession of pink buds that open to white flowers with a pale pink blush.
History & uses:
This plant was bred from Escallonia 'Langleyensis' and Escallonia x virgata. It won the RHS Award of Merit for its cut flowers in 1916.