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Enkianthus cernuus var. rubens

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height2m to 3m
  • Spread2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourRed-purple
  • Leaf ColourDull green reddish
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Enkianthus cernuus var. rubens. Bears rich red purple flowers.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Hedging and specimen

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will need sun or semi-shade and moist, peaty, acidic soil.

Propagation

Propagate from seed or cuttings in summer.

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