Chilean Lantern Tree (Crinodendron hookerianum)
Chilean Lantern Tree (Crinodendron hookerianum)
Chilean Lantern Tree (Crinodendron hookerianum)
Chilean Lantern Tree (Crinodendron hookerianum)
Chilean Lantern Tree (Crinodendron hookerianum)
Chilean Lantern Tree (Crinodendron hookerianum)
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Chilean Lantern Tree (Crinodendron hookerianum)

Evergreen with a profusion of pink lantern blooms
  • 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 - awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit.
  • Delivered as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots, ready to plant out.

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Here's a lovely evergreen shrub that's 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 delightful pink lantern blooms.

Th Chilean Lantern Tree has lovely pink blooms and gorgeous foliage that is made up of narrower leaves. It's sure to be a plant that none of your gardening neighbours will have!

Certain to add a touch of exotic allure to any garden, it's easy to care for as the Chilean Lantern tree thrives in UK gardens, where its exquisite blooms seem to drip from every branch, and will of course delight everyone who sees it.

Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come.

Supplied as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots, ready to plant out.

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Supplied as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots, ready to plant out.

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

Top Tips

For best results, plant in a lightly shaded area with protection from cold winds.

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.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Planting Time
Flowering Time
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Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
400 cm
250 cm
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