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Genus of 4 species of evergreen shrubs and trees from forests in Chile.

Only two are cultivated in the UK, the more common hookerianum with red "lanterns" and patagua where flowers are white.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - shrubs and trees. Cultivated for their foliage and flowers.
  • Tall Shrub - red or white flowers are pendent, bell-, urn- or lantern-shaped.
  • Full sun - if in full sun roots need to be shaded and cool.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - good against a sheltered wall or in a woodland garden.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Chile
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich.
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Crinodendron - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CRINODENDRON


CRINODENDRON hookerianum  >

Commonly known as: Chilean lantern tree.
(Syn. Tricuspidaria lanceolata) - crimson lanterns borne in profusion
Free delivery on this item.
Seeds £6.00 per packet
£15.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Ada Hoffman'

CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Ada Hoffman'  >

Commonly known as: Chilean lantern tree.
A striking new introduction with longer leaves and attractive pink lantern flowers
£17.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Alf Robbins'

CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Alf Robbins'  >

Commonly known as: Chilean lantern tree.
Pure white form
£25.00 each



Commonly known as: Lily of the valley tree.
(Syn. Tricuspidaria dependens) - stiff growth with pure white lanterns and rounded leaves
£17.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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