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Crinodendron hookerianum
Crinodendron hookerianum
Crinodendron hookerianum
Crinodendron hookerianum
Crinodendron hookerianum
Crinodendron hookerianum
Crinodendron hookerianum

Crinodendron hookerianum

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  • Evergreen shrub for year round interest.
  • Perfect for a sunny border or large patio pot.
  • Slender shiny dark green foliage and from late spring to autumn has deep pink blooms.
  • Proven performer leading - awarded RHS Award of garden Merit.
  • Delivered as an established plant in a 2L pot.

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Item: 510490
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Here's a lovely evergreen shrub thats perfect for a sunny border or large patio pot. It bears slender shiny dark green foliage throughout the year and from late spring to autumn becomes smothered with deep pink lantern blooms.

Easy to care for, the Chilean Lantern tree thrives in UK gardens and is a proven performer leading to the award of and RHS Award of garden Merit.

What Is Supplied

Item 510490 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot, ready to plant.

Plant Care Information

RHS Garden Merit
RHS Garden Merit
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Care Information

Planting Advice for Chilean Lantern Tree (Crinodendron hookerianum)

  • Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained acid soil. Prefers partial shade or in sun where the roots can be kept cool and shaded.
  • Prefers a sheltered position ideal for a woodland garden.


Aftercare Advice for your Chilean Lantern Tree

  • Blooms form from the autumn so provide frost protection where necessary over winter in more exposed positions.
  • In late winter, feed with slow-release fertilizer, as well as some sulphate of potash, then mulch around your shrub with ericaceous compost, pine needles or leaf mould.


Pruning Advice for Crinodendron hookerianum

  • Pruning can be done in spring or autumn after flowering, when you can lightly cut back any shoots that spoil the shape of the plant.
  • Remove any dead or damaged branches and thin out to let light in to the centre of the bush to help flowering the following year.

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Flowering Time

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
400 cm
250 cm
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