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Commonly known as Bindweed
The well-behaved and attractive C. cneorum is the usual offering from garden centres.
The UK native C. arvensis, field bindweed (usually pink and white) and the introduced Calystegia sepium, hedge bindweed or bellbine (white trumpets) are the characters that cause the misery.
Genus of about 250 species of upright, climbing or scrambling annuals and perennials, and evergreen shrubs or subshrubs occuring in diverse habitats in subtropical and temperate areas.
Evergreen - shrubs, climbers or scrambling plants from various habitats. Grown for their funnel or trumpet-shaped flowers.
Full sun - warm sheltered spot - against warm wall helps in frosty areas.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none if growing outside.
Place of origin - subtropical and temperate areas.
Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil - - with some horticultural sand or grit.