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Ardisia escallonioides

Classification

Order: Arecales
   Family: Arecaceae
            Genus: Ardisia
                        Specie: Ardisia escallonioides

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, humus-rich, moist soil in a shaded position

Features: Attractive white flowers with petals dotted in red summer?autumn

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Background planting

Zones: 9-12

Description: One of the larger, more sun-hardy species, Ardisia escallonioides is native to Mexico, Guatemala, the northern West Indies and southern Florida. Usually a medium to tall shrub, under suitable conditions it can become a tree up to 25 ft (8 m). Of bu

Growth Habit: Bushy habit

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