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£12.99  Crinodendron hookerianum - 2Ltr    

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Crinodendron hookerianum - 2Ltr
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Plant Details

Soil Type: Fertile/moist/well-drained
Soil PH: Acid
Scented?: No-scent
Seasonal Interest: Spring, Summer
Evergreen?: Yes
Hardiness  Hardy - recommended for a sheltered south or west facing position. Protect in severe cold.
(syn. Tricuspidaria lanceolata, Lantern tree)
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Family Elaeocarpaceae
Originating from Chile

An evergreen shrub, often grown as a wall shrub, with stiff branches and glossy, dark green leaves. In late spring to late summer it produces lantern-like, deep pink fleshy flowers. These nod on long stalks and when in flower, Crinodendron is one of the most beautiful of evergreen shrubs. Hardy in all but the very coldest regions. Young plants may need protection in severe weather. Tips of leaves may burn in very exposed positions.
Grow in rich, moist but well-drained acid soil in sun/part shade.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 4m

Spread 3m
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