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Commonly known as Hop
Aromatics and natural preservatives are the main qualities of this twiner with fragrant flowers, the female inflorescences being the "hops".
It is also pleasant to look at draped over a supporting structure.
Genus of 2 species of widely distributed herbaceous perennials with twining stems. In the hemp family.
H. lupulus is a common native.
Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennials. Leaves are 3- to 7-lobed and broadly oval. Small male and female flowers are produced on separate plants, females in cone-like spikes.
Additional Features - Good to know - grown for the brightly coloured foliage. Flowers are good for dried arrangements.
Place of origin - naturalized in northern temperate regions (country of origin unknown)
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich
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