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PlantFiles: Redvein Enkianthus
Enkianthus campanulatus 'Showy Lantern'

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Enkianthus (en-kee-AN-thus) (Info)
Species: campanulatus (kam-pan-yoo-LAH-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Showy Lantern

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
4.5 or below (very acidic)
4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive coriaceous On Feb 13, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

A superb landscape shrub.

Unlike many seed-grown plants, 'Showy Lantern' has flowers whose bright red is easily read from a distance.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Holliston, Massachusetts
Roslindale, Massachusetts
Walkerton, Virginia
Langley, Washington



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