Escallonia laevis Gold Brian (Escallonia exoniensis Gold Brian) Grossulariaceae, Escalloniaceae
Gold Brian Escallonia es-ka-LON-ee-a LIE-vis
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, grows to about 5 × 5 ft (1.5 x 1.5 m). New growth is lime green which changes to bright yellow (gold); foliage becomes greener as the season progresses and nearly lime green and yellow by fall. Pink-red flowers borne in summer.
- Part shade. Tolerates maritime exposure.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 8