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Enkianthus campanulatus 'Showy Lantern'

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Enkianthus campanulatus 'Showy Lantern' - Enkianthus

More About Enkianthus campanulatus 'Showy Lantern'

  • Large, pink flowers
  • Dark green foliage turns red-orange in the fall
  • Wide and upright, with dense branching from the ground
  • Bloom Time: Late May to early June

Zone:

5

Height:

250-300 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Enkianthus Growing and Maintenance Tips

This underused plant grows best in a slightly acidic, peaty soil, in full sun or light shade. To promote next season's flowering, any pruning should be done soon after blooming. Best, fall colour occurs in very sunny locations.


Enkianthus campanulatus 'Showy Lantern' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge

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