Stauntonia hexaphylla is a choice, hardy climber that should be more widely known. It is reliably evergreen, has wonderful nodding bell shaped white, tinged with violet, flowers. The flowers are produced during early to mid summer and are sweetly perfumed. A fast growing twinning climber that is fully hardy.
- Position: full sun to shade out of cold, drying winds - especially coastal winds
- Soil: all soils, but avoid waterlogged areas very dry soils will need extra watering
- Eventual Size: up to 5 metres, but can be pruned
- Habit: Climbing
- Foliage: Evergreen
- Common Names: Stauntonia vine
In general, plants that flower on the previous season's growth are pruned immediately after flowering. These plants often flower in winter, spring or early summer.
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