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Solanum 'Glasnevin' - The HARDY Chilean Potato Vine. The one to choose to clothe old walls, trellis or large pergolas!

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Name: Solanum 'Glasnevin' - The HARDY Chilean Potato Vine. The one to choose to clothe old walls, trellis or large pergolas!

Description: This variety of Chilean Potato Vine is the one to choose for it is hardier than the plain Solanum crispum and produces flowers in greater abundance. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (RHS AGM) and it is just the thing to cover a sunny wall. This vigorous scented climber will flower for you from June through to the end of September and has lovely big clusters of deep purple-blue flowers with yellow centres followed by yellowish-white fruits with dark green leaves. This semi-evergreen is frost hardy to -5C and will therefore retain her leaves with milder winters - winter protection is required if the weather is more severe, therefore always plant in a sheltered position. An absolutely stunning plant to clothe walls, trellis, fence panels or pergolas as we have leaf and flower cover over a long season. 'Glasnevin' is just hard to beat - masses of distinctive flowers and it is unstoppable, growing more than 6ft a year when its happy!

Specifications:
Size of plant supplied : 9cm pot grown and posted WITH pot so root system is protected Height of plant supplied : from bottom of pot to top of foliage approx 30cm Position: a sunny sheltered south or west facing position
Soil: humus-rich, moist, well drained soil or multi-purpose compost and feed well Growth rate: good Flowering period: June to September
Flower colour: exquisite clusters of deep purple-blue flowers with yellow centres Hardiness: frost hardy to -5C Other features: if planted in moist well drained soil can grow up to 6ft a year so great for screening
PRUNING: In early spring remove a third of the older stems to gound level. For detailed guide to planting and pruning view www.climbingplantsdirect.com and view the climbing plant care guide FEEDING: We recommend our 'Grower Quality Climbing Plant Food' available in the shop - normal strength weekly from mid-May to September Wildlife: attractive to bumble bees, lacewings and ladybirds

Quantity: 1 x Solanum 'Glasnevin' - The Hardy Chilean Potato Vine in a 9cm Pot. We despatch WITH pot so root system is safe. We use 'Exemptor' to ensure your root system is healthy.

Availability: In Stock

Price: £14.99

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