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** Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 Bank Holiday - Mail Order Deliveries **

Due to the first week in June being a 3 day working week we are planning to suspend dispatching plants during that week. We will do our best to get any existing orders sent this coming week (commencing 23rd MAY).  Orders received after 20th May could be subject to delay as our courier is expecting the following week (commencing 6th June) to be very busy.

If your order is urgent please let us know and we will see what we can do.

Buy 6 or more tender, half-hardy or exotic plants online and get 20% off

20% off Hardy Shrubs until 30th June

Lophospermum 'Wine Red'

Common Name: Creeping Gloxinia
Plant Family: Plantaginaceae
Plant Type: Tender Climber

Buy 6 or more Tender and half-hardy plants online and get 20% off


A frost-tender climber sometimes grown as an annual with lovely, deep wine-red, trumpet shaped flowers in summer. It can be grown in hanging basket, from which it will trail obligingly, or it looks equally good trained up a short obelisk. Grow in sun to part shade in a loam based compost in a pot, or in moisture retentive soil in the open ground. May not like very alkaline soil. Dies back to a woody root system in winter when it should be kept on the dry side.

Previously placed in the family Scrophulariaceae, but recent genetics now place it in Plantaginaceae

20% off 6 or more
Exotics
Lophospermum  'Wine Red'
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POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  1 Litre
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Position/Situation:  Summer Patio
Planting Style:  sub tropical bed out
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Green
Habit/Shape:  Climbing or trailing
Evergreen:  No

Availability:  

<b>Currently being propagated, please enquire </b>  

Currently being propagated, please enquire

Price:  £5.85
List Price:  £6.50
Saving Of:  £0.65 (10%)

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £25) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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.