CLIANTHUS

All Flower APR-JUN

Lobster claw, Parrot's beak or, if you like, Kakabeak from that New Zealand parrot.

Genus of 1 or 2 species of evergreen trailing or climbing shrubs from warm-temperate scrub or woodland in Australia and New Zealand, critically endangered in the wild.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Shrubs or subshrubs.Alternate, pinnate, mid- to dark-green leaves. Showy flowers resemble lobsters' claws.
  • Climber
    Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold drying winds
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs.
    Place of origin
    Australia, New Zealand.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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Buy Varieties of CLIANTHUS

 AWARD
CLIANTHUS puniceus

CLIANTHUS puniceus

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill

Climber with brilliant red, lobster claw shaped flowers

 
£15.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
 AWARD
CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Albus'

CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Albus'

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill

pure white lobster claw flowers

 
£16.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large
£25.00 each 
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CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Flamingo'

CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Flamingo'

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill

attractive deep rose-pink flowers

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£16.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large
£25.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Kaka King'

CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Kaka King'

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill

huge deep red flowers in profusion

 
Large
£25.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Red Cardinal'

CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Red Cardinal'

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill

selected free-flowering form of the red Lobster claw with brilliant scarlet flowers

 
£16.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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