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escallonia

(ˌɛskəˈləʊnɪə)
n
(Plants) any evergreen shrub of the South American saxifragaceous genus Escallonia, with white or red flowers: cultivated for ornament
[C19: from Escallon, 18th-century Spanish traveller who discovered it]
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As you are looking for a low-maintenance solution, I'd recommend Escallonia, a flowering evergreen that will reach between 5ft and 8ft high at maturity and will only need an annual clip at most to keep it trim.
Shrubs and climbers include buddleia, berberis, genista (broom), cistus (rock rose), ceanothus, escallonia, weigela, hebe, lavatera, passiflora, ribes (ornamental currant), rosmarinus (rosemary).
Informal options include flowering rose bushes, fuchsia, hydrangea and escallonia.
Las familias Asteraceae, Fabaceae y Lamiaceae aportaron mayor numero de morfotipos, con Escallonia sp.
In exposed sites trees like hawthorn, beech and rowan work very well as do shrubs like tamarix, escallonia and the hardiest of fuchsia.
Mas llamativas son otras especies arbustivas que se incluyeron en esta comunidad y que no participaban en las comunidades de bosques bien estructurados de las asociaciones 1 a 4: Lobelia excelsa, Senna candolleana ("Cassia closiana"), Azara celastrina, Fuchsia lycioides, y destacamos sobre todo los arbustos Escallonia pulverulenta, Escallonia illinita y Luma chequen.
Here, an escallonia plant with bright, rose-colored buds that quickly drew a community of bees.
unica especie con numerosos registros florales), pueden sugerirse preferencias por las flores de las siguientes plantas: chapel o mata negra Escallonia virgata 50,2% (Escalloniaceae), diente de leon Taraxacum officinale 16,6% (Asteraceae), espino blanco Discaria chacaye 8,7% (Rhamnaceae) y guautro Baccharis obovata 7,4% (Asteraceae).
Other familiar plants with dwarf cultivars include escallonia (Escallonia 'Newport Dwarf'), myrtle (Myrtus communis 'Compacta'), sweet pea shrub (Polygala fruticosa 'Petite Butterfly'), Texas ranger (Leucophyllum frutescens 'Compacta'), and Peruvian lily (Alstroemeria 'Peruvian Princess').
Zones 7-9, 14-17: Toward the end of the month, prune boxwood, escallonia, laurel, photinia, and pittosporum.
Las especies con mayor IVI e IPF fueron Escallonia pendula IVI= 204 y IPF = 212 y Caesalpinia spinosa, IVI = 169 y IPF = 162, seguidas por Fraxinus chinensis, Schinus molle, Prunus serotina con un valor de IPF entre el 70% y 50%; estas mismas especies presentan un valor de IVI entre el 50% y el 10% (Figura 4).