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Commonly known as Wire plant
Genus of 20 species of dioecious, deciduous and evergreen shrubs, sometimes mat-forming with runners, and twining, woody climbers from rocky areas and woodland in New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Australia, New Zealand and South America.
DeciduousSmall, prostrate or spreading plant.
Height20cm (8in), or, twining, much more.
Hardy - average winterHardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
Full sunMidday shade preferred. Shelter from cold winds.
Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesNone.Place of originAustralia, New Zealand.
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
Buy Varieties of MUEHLENBECKIA
small dark green leaves on this groundcover plant which forms a tight low-lying mat and is useful for covering rockery areas
tiny maidenhair-like foliage, good climber or ground cover, small star-like greenish white flowers