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Sarsaparilla Vine
Hardenbergia violacea
A hardy, fast growing, evergreen small climber which has dark green, leathery leaves. Produces a mass of dark purple pea flowers in winter and spring. Grows to 1.5m². Prefers a sunny position in well-drained soil. Great as a groundcover or can be planted to cover fences, trellises and pergolas. Suitable for container planting.
Width
3 to 5m
Height
2 to 5m
Category
Climber
Water Needs
600 to 900mm
Light Needs
Sun
Maintenance
High
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Light
Greywater Tolerance
No
Edible
Unknown
Perfume
Unknown
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
Blue
Foliage Colour
Dark Green
Climate Zones
Dry Subtropical Humid Subtropical Temperate
Soil Type
Loam Sand
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Butterflies
Image License
"Australian vine-lilac Hardenbergia violacea" by Tatters ✾ is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0