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ENKIANTHUS cernuus rubens

Deep red tinged flowers with deep reddish-purple autumn colour
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ENKIANTHUS cernuus rubens

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£30.00 each 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Large £45.00  
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 5 Litre

 

  • Deciduous
    toothed, bright-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long in dense clusters. Good autumn colour.
  • Red
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Bushy shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - attractive to bees and other 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 - broadly bell-shaped with finely toothed mouths
  • Racemes
    slender, pendent racemes of 5-12 flowers
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate 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
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2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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