Muehlenbeckia complexa
(scrambling pohuehue)

Details:

Foliage Colour: Green
Height: 100 cm
Width: 200 cm
Growth per Annum: Fast
Climate: Hardy
Sun: Full Sun
Soil: Dry, Moist
Category: Climber
Features: Native. Attractive to birds and lizards. Flower colour: White. Suitable restoration species.

It is quite vigorous and probably the best species for trimming and topiary. It is semi-deciduous growing to 4m or more up suitable supports, and produces swollen white berries with black seeds. Leaves turn bronzy before dropping in late fall/early winter. Any reasonably well drained soil will suit this agreeable groundcover, and drought, salt spray, and wind are all tolerated with good grace.

Habitat: Found along rocky coasts as well as inland in coastal and montane forests.

Flowering: October to June
Fruiting:    July - September [Berries: White]

Prices

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2l Pot $8.50 $8.00 $7.50