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Escallonia laevis ‘Gold Brian’
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Escallonia laevis Gold Brian

<i>Escallonia laevis</i> ‘Gold Brian’

Escallonia

Escallonia laevis ‘Gold Brian’ full sun  partial shade

Spangled with incandescent, gleaming golden foliage and terminal panicles of long blooming raspberry-colored flowers, this drop-dead gorgeous evergreen shrub promises to delight you throughout the seasons. The dashing medium-sized rounded leaves are leathery and toothed, transmuting fresh lime-green shades during the summer.

Acquiescent to salt spray and varied soil conditions, even dry ones, ‘Gold Brian’s bushy hard-to-miss visage demands a well-drained abode, a trim immediately after the blossoms are spent and protection from hot afternoon sun.

Blooms July–August.

Size: 5' 0"–8' 0" high x 4' 0"–8' 0" wide. Zone 7/8.

Escallonia laevis ‘Gold Brian’ (S-0759)
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