Photo: Escallonia rubra.
Bush in flower. John tells me that the resin this plant exudes on tender growth stems has a wonderful scent to it. I don't remember, but it sure flowered profusely. Pacific coast, OR, US. Wild. 1998-06-01.
Escallonia rubra (Ruiz. & Pavon) Pers.
Bot. syn.: Escallonia macrantha Hook. & Arn.