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Solanum Crispum 'Glasnevin' (Chilean Potato Tree)

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Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin' (Chilean potato tree)

Solanum Crispum 'Glasnevin' (Chilean Potato Tree)


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Position: full sun
Soil: fertile, moist but well-drained soil
Rate of growth: fast-growing
Flowering period: June to September
Flower colour: deep purple-blue
Other features: tiny yellowish-white autumn berries (poisonous)
Hardiness: frost hardy (needs winter protection)
Fragrant, deep purple-blue flowers from summer to autumn, followed by yellowish-white fruits, and dark green leaves. This vigorous scented climber is perfect for covering a sunny, sheltered wall or fence. Lavenders and catmint are ideal companion plants, clothing the ground underneath the climber and helping to balance the design.Garden care: Tie in stems to horizontal wires or trellis. In early spring remove a third of the oldest stems to ground level.

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