Crinodendron hookerianum 'Ashmount'

'Ashmount' Chilean lantern tree, Chinese lantern

Price: €10.95
Current stock: 1

A much-loved and very striking shrub or small tree, most noticed and appreciated when in flower. This new variety 'Ashmount' has masses of pink flowers (as opposed to the usual red) in spring and summer, held against dark green foliage. Foliage in longer and thinner and more 'finger-like' than the more common species. It will grow in all but the coldest parts of Ireland and prefers a relatively sheltered spot, although it can be quite tough and has good seaside tolerance. Our plants are It prefers neutral to acid soil, moist but well-drained. Plants are 35-40 cms tall, in a 3 litre container.