Escallonia 'Glowing Embers' ('Lowat21'PBR)
Glowing Embers' is a mid-sized shrub with bright red young shoots that mature to glossy green. It bears fragrant flowers in mid through late summer. Can be used as hedging/screening as well as in beds and borders.
Plant in any good garden soil or patio container. Requires little mainenance. Prune as required in mid to late spring. Protect from cold winter winds.
Water thoroughly, or stand pot in a container of water for half an hour before planting. Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball. Remove the pot, place the plant in the hole so that the root ball is level with the surrounding ground and refill, firming if necessary. Keep well watered in dry weather. Feed in spring with a good, general fertiliser.
June - September