Escallonia × langleyensis 'Pride of Donard'
Common name: 
Pride of Donard Escallonia
Pronunciation: 
es-ka-LON-ee-a X lang-lee-EN-sis
Family: 
Grossulariaceae, Escalloniaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Escallonia 'Pride of Donard'
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf evergreen shrub, 5-6 ft (1.5-1.8 m), arching.  Leaves alternate, simple, 1-4 cm long, narrow oval to obovate, toothed, dark green above, paler below.  Brownish spots (glands) on stems and leaves.   Flowers are bright rose-red in short clusters.  Blooms in late spring and through mid-summer.
  • Sun, tolerant of sea breezes and a range of soils.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 7       Escallonia are native to South America, principally Chile.  E. × langleyensis is a garden hybrid of E. rubra × E. virgata.  A number of cultivars were raised by the Slieve Donard nursery in Ireland, including 'Pride of Donard', 'Donard Beauty', 'Donard Star' and others.
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