CRINODENDRON

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

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CRINODENDRON hookerianum

CRINODENDRON hookerianum

Chilean lantern tree

(Syn. Tricuspidaria lanceolata) - crimson lanterns borne in profusion

 
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CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Ada Hoffman'

CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Ada Hoffman'

Chilean lantern tree

a striking new introduction with longer leaves and attractive pink lantern flowers

 
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£17.50 £8.75 each 
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CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Alf Robbins'

CRINODENDRON hookerianum 'Alf Robbins'

Chilean lantern tree

pure white form

 
£25.00 £10.00 each 
CRINODENDRON patagua

CRINODENDRON patagua

Lily of the valley tree

(Syn. Tricuspidaria dependens) - stiff growth with pure white lanterns and rounded leaves

 
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£25.00 each 
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