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Clianthus puniceus 'Kaka beak, Parrot's bill'
Photo By Gill Russell, BOI,NZ

Clianthus puniceus 'Kaka beak, Parrot's bill'

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Also known as Lobster Claw.
This evergreen climbing shrub is native to North Island New Zealand.
As the leaves suggest, it is a memeber of the pea family.
It is slightly tender, and should be grown in full sun, idealy against a wall.
Benefits from regular pruning. Cut shoots back by 1/3rd after flowering.
White cultivars also available

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