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

SOLLYA heterophylla 'Pink Charmer'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£16.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites if in greenhouse.
    Place of origin
    Australia (Western Australia)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 8
    Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
  • Seasonal Interest
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
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