The Escallonia x langleyensis belongs to family Escalloniaceae. The genus Escallonia is distributed in South America, mainly in Chile. This hybrid was bred around 1893 at Veitch's Nursery in Langley, England. It is a cross between Escallonia virgata and Escallonia rubra. It grows to a height of 1.5 to 1.8 m. The leaves are narrowly elliptic to ovate, serrated, and dark green. Pale pink flowers, about 15 mm in diameter, bloom at the ends of branches from late spring to summer. The genus is named for Senor Escallon, a Spaniard who traveled to South America. The photos show 'Apple Blossom'. It is the best known of the Langleyensis hybrids.