Indigenous and introduced plant life occurring in the region of Dublin. The photos published in the posts are from plants grown at the Kinsealy Agricultural Institute and Dublin Zoo.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Large evergreen shrub from South America. Most Escallonias are red or pink. E.Bifida has white flowers produced from mid summer- early autumn, frecuented by many insects. Good coastal and hedging plant which may be damaged by frost inland.