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Cestrum elegans

Common Name: Solanaceae

Plant Family: Red Cestrum

Cestrum elegans
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Price:  £6.50
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6 in stock

Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Flower Colour:  Red
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)


Upright evergreen shrub with clusters of ruby red tubular flowers on arching stems in summer, followed by red-purple berries. Prune back in spring. Full to part shade in a sheltered spot, or in a frost free cool conservatory.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.