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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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I have in mind Deutzia magnifica, Weigela, Philaldelphus "Snow Velvet", Escallonia macrantha, Hypericum, Spiraea and Ruscus; I can see them from where I type.
three-for-two deal on escallonia 'pink elle' - only PS19.98 This week's offer is three for the price of two on Escallonia 'Pink Elle', a summer-flowering shrub that really packs a punch.
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.
La flora del sector esta conformada por arboles adultos de araucarias (Araucaria araucana), matorrales de corontillo (Escallonia virgata), michay (Berberis buxifolia), radal (Lomatia hirsuta), crucero (Colletia spinosa), colihue (Chusquea spp.) y abundantes hierbas, tales como coiron (Festuca spp.), cardoncillo (Eryngium paniculatum), trun (Acaena pinnatifida), entre otras especies vegetales de la pradera altoandina.
Here, an escallonia plant with bright, rose-colored buds that quickly drew a community of bees.
Zones 7-9, 14-17: Toward the end of the month, prune boxwood, escallonia, laurel, photinia, and pittosporum.