Clianthus puniceus

Lobster claw vine

Price: €19.95

An impressive semi-evergreen woody climber which has bright red flowers in late summer and autumn. The elaborate flowers resemble lobster claws and are sure to catch the eye. It grows best against a south or west facing wall, with well-drained soil. It requires some support such as wire or trellis. The leaves are attractive to snails, so vigilance is required to protect yound plants. Nice tall plants, 60-80 cms tall, 3 litre pot.