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
  • 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
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Showy flowers resemble lobster claws
    Place of origin
    Australia, New Zealand.
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Buy Varieties of CLIANTHUS

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CLIANTHUS puniceus

CLIANTHUS puniceus

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill

Climber with brilliant red, lobster claw shaped flowers

 
£15.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
 AWARD
CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Albus'

CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Albus'

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill

pure white lobster claw flowers

 
£17.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£25.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Flamingo'

CLIANTHUS puniceus 'Flamingo'

Lobster claw, Parrot's bill

attractive deep rose-pink flowers

 
£17.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£25.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
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 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - 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

 
£17.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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