|1||15C+||Indoor||Grow as a houseplant or under heated glass.|
|2||10 to 15C+||Indoor / Outdoor||Grow indoors, or outdoors in summer in a sheltered spot|
|3||5 to 10C||Tender||Grow outdoors in summer, and in a heated glasshouse in winter.|
|4||1 to 5C||Tender||Grow outdoors or under glass without risk of frost.|
|5||-5 to 1C||Half-Hardy||Hardy in coastal/mild/sheltered areas. Will not tolerate hard/sudden frost. May require winter protection in situ. such as fleece or straw mulch.|
|6||-10 to -5C||Hardy||May suffer at altitude, central/northerly locations, harsh winters, cold gardens and when grown in pots.|
|7||-15 to -10C+||Hardy||Will survive most severe winters but may be at risk in central/northerly locations and in pots. Top growth may be destroyed but will usually re-grow.|
|8||-20 to -15C||Hardy||Will survive severe winter, but may need protection when grown in pots.|
|9||-20C & Colder||Very Hardy / Hardy||in the severest European climates.|
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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.
Height and spread after 5 – 6 years 2.5m x 1.5m
Mature height and spread after 10 – 15 years, if not pruned 4m x 3m