Pink Princess Escallonia (Escallonia x exoniensis ‘Fradesii’)

Pink Princess Escallonia

  • Delicate Look, Tough Plant
  • Long Lasting Blooms
  • Fragrant

Get your Fairy Tale on with the lovely Pink Princess Escallonia (Escallonia x exoniensis ‘Fradesii’). This sweetly scented, compact evergreen shrub features showy clusters, made up of tiny individual rosy red flowers.

There is a study in contrasts between the delicacy of each bloom and the bold outline of the cluster when seen together as a whole. The foliage, too, is finely textured but you’ll be impressed with the lush, densely full shrub.

You’ll definitely appreciate the length of the bloom season!

This a charming and super colorful addition to the shrub border. Use it as a hedge, or as a perfectly pretty screen to slay an ugly view. Or use this as a foundation plant for a modern interpretation.

Plant several near a seating area, so you can hold private court in style. If you prefer a rustic look, let it grow into it’s wild shape. Or, for a more contemporary style, try your hand at shearing it into a lovely wall that flowers and scents your space.

Pink Princess isn’t some high maintenance royal pain. Instead, you’ll appreciate its easy nature once it’s established in rich, well-drained soil. It can handle tough salt spray, so it’s great on the coast.

Birds seek shelter birds in its upright branches. Butterflies love the long-lasting blooms. And you’ll be happily ever after with this finely textured selection.

Pink Princess Escallonia (Escallonia x exoniensis ‘Fradesii’) Details

Common name Pink Princess Escallonia
Botanical name Escallonia x exoniensis 'Fradesii'
Plant type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Hardiness zone 7-9
Growth rate Medium
Height 5 - 6 ft.
Width 5 - 6 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Rich
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Flower color Pink, Red