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£9.99  Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin' - 2Ltr    


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Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin' - 2Ltr
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Plant Details

Soil Type: Fertile/moist/well-drained, Poor/dry
Soil PH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Scented?: No-scent
Seasonal Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Multi-seasonal
Evergreen?: Yes
Hardiness  Hardy - recommended for a sheltered south or west facing position. Protect in severe cold.
(Chilean potato tree)
  (Award of Garden Merit)

Family Solanaceae
Originating from Peru and Chile

A vigorous, scrambling evergreen climber (semi-evergreen in severe winters) with dark green leaves up to 12 cm long and very slightly fragrant, deep purple/blue flowers with contrasting yellow stamens producing a non-stop flower show, from early summer to late autumn. May flower throughout the year in a mild winter but more abundantly during the summer months. Vigorous enough to quickly disguise an ugly fence or shed - allow it to clamber over the roof for a spectacular display.
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun/part shade.

Eventual mature plant size :
Height 6m

 
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