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CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Ada Hoffman'

Commonly known as Chilean lantern tree

A striking new introduction with longer leaves and attractive pink lantern flowers
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - narrowly elliptic to narrowly oblong, pointed, toothed, dark green leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - stiffly-branched shrub with upright shoots. produces lantern- or urn-shaped, fleshy flowers 2-2.5cm (¾-1in) long.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - if in full sun roots needs to be shaded and cool
  • Partial shade - preferably
  • Additional Features - Good to know - pink lanterns give a delicate appearance to this shrub.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Chile.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus rich
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Crinodendron - Growing Guide
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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