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Chilean lantern tree


Chilean  lantern tree (Crinodendron hookerianum (Chilean Lantern Tree))



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Now that's lovely.

6 Jun, 2010

 

Stroller they are beautiful! How exotic! Someone in our village has one of these & I always admire it as I pass.

6 Jun, 2010

 

Isn`t that gorgeous, just stunning! :o)

6 Jun, 2010

 

Thanks :o)).

6 Jun, 2010

 

Lovely Stroller......

8 Jun, 2010

 

They are beautiful, a friend gave me a "bit" from her chinese lanterns. She said they are coming everywhere in her garden, so I put mine in a pot because although they are gorgeous, and dont want them growing everywhere. How did you get them into a tree shape?

11 Jun, 2010

 

Titchy, I think the ones your friend gave you are Physalis franchetii(chinese lantern) which is a hardy perenial. This is a Crinodendron Hookeranium.

12 Jun, 2010

 

Ahhh - thanks for that info Stroller. Learned something else! I shall end up very knowlegeable before long thanks to the clever ones on GoY

12 Jun, 2010

 

Lovely, this one!

16 Jun, 2010

 

this is just outstanding

19 Jun, 2010

 

To BB, Hilda and Yorkshire, heartfelt thanks for your warm comments.

19 Jun, 2010

 

oh how cool - a lot more flowers going on the shopping list !!!

2 Nov, 2010

 

I have one of these but not had much success with it.. Any tips on the care of it please Stroller...Mine was in too much shade i think, so I've just moved it to the other side of the border where it will get sun mid day to evening.

12 May, 2011

 

Bill, this one was killed by the severe frosts this winter,
lucky for me managed to get me a very decent sized one from Beechcroft Nursery near me. Shall fleece it if this coming winter threatens to be as cold.
Its planted in my sunny border which gets sun from early morning until noon. I do give it a top dressing of ericacious compost once a year.
This new one was planted in April and is full of bud.
A blog for you posted today.

13 May, 2011



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