Escallonia laevis 'Gold Brian'
Common name: 
Gold Brian Escallonia
Pronunciation: 
es-ka-LON-ee-a LIE-vis
Family: 
Grossulariaceae, Escalloniaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Escallonia exoniensis ‘Gold Brian’
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf evergreen shrub, grows to about 5 × 5 ft (1.5 x 1.5 m).  New growth is lime green which changes to bright yellow (gold); foliage becomes greener as the season progresses and nearly lime green and yellow by fall.  Pink-red flowers borne in summer.
  • Part shade.  Tolerates maritime exposure.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 8     
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