Escallonia 'Newport Dwarf'
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
Broadleaf, evergreen shrub, slow growing, to 2-3 ft tall and 4-6 ft wide (0.6-0.9 m × 1.2-1.8 m). Forms a dense mound of shiny green leaves with reddish pink flowers appearing in spring and early summer and sporadically throughout the year.
Sun to partial sun, regular watering, weekly, more often in extreme heat
USDA Hardiness Zone 7
Oregon State Univ. campus: mass planting at SE corner of Johnson Hall, on 26 th St.