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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Chile lantern tree
Crinodendron are evergreen shrubs or small trees, with leathery, dark green leaves and nodding, urn-shaped flowers in the leaf axils
C. hookerianum is a dense, medium-sized evergreen shrub to 6m, with rigid, narrow, dark green leaves and fleshy, lantern-shaped, crimson flowers 2.5cm in length from late spring to late summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in a moist but well-drained acidic soil in a sheltered position in sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens
Pruning Pruning group 9
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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Chile lantern tree
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