Clianthus are evergreen perennials suited for the greenhouse. They have attractive foliage and large pea flowers.

They are often grown in hanging baskets or over a wire frame. The compost used used be 2 parts fibrous loam, 1 part peat or leafmould with some added sharp sand, broken brick and charcoal.

Clianthus puniceus, common names glory pea or lobster claw, shown below.

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