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SOLLYA heterophylla 'Pink Charmer'

Commonly known as Bluebell creeper

Delicate light pink flowers
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - ovate to narrowly oblong, mid- to dark-green leaves 2.5-5cm (1-2in) long.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 1.5-2m (5-6½ft)
  • 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 - weak-stemmed, later bushy, twining climber. Produces bell-shaped pink flowers 1.5cm (½in) across followed by edible, cylindrical berries to 2.5cm (1in) long.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun - shade from midday sun
  • Partial shade - dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - red spider mites if in greenhouse.
  • Place of origin - Australia (Western Australia)
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
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