ENKIANTHUS campanulatus 'Wallaby'

Very hardy and dwarf growing with pink flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Toothed, dull green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long, turning red in autumn.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    75cm (30in)
  • Spread
    75cm (30in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Compact form with scarlet autumn foliage.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ENKIANTHUS campanulatus 'Wallaby'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Japan
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Bell-shaped 5-10mm (¼-½in) long
    Racemes
    Pendent racemes of 5-15 flowers
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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75cm (30in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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