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Agapetes serpens

Himalayan Lantern

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An outstanding variety that is an elegant arching leafy shrub that produces gorgeous chains of crimson flowers in spring; deffinitely an eye catcher in the garden and facinating up close

Description

An outstanding variety that is an elegant arching leafy shrub that produces gorgeous chains of crimson flowers in spring; deffinitely an eye catcher in the garden and facinating up close

Landscape Attributes

Himalayan Lantern is an open multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Himalayan Lantern is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Himalayan Lantern will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It has a low canopy. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

7b

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

4 feet

4 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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