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Evergreen, tough climber with fluffy pale pink-purple scented flowers
Evergreen - ovate-heart-shaped to oblong, lustrous, deep green leaves 4-5cm (1½-2in) long with pale veins
Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - pink-purple
Height - 6m (20ft)
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 - root-clinging climber by adhesive discs on its stems. Vigorous, freely branching climber. Produces flower spikes to 4.5cm (1¾in) long, sometimes followed by purple berries.
Hardy - average winter - Hardy 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)
Against a wall
Full sun - protect from cold, drying winds
Additional Features - Good to know - tie to a support until the root-discs become established. Makes excellent ground cover.
Pests & Diseases - scale insects under glass
Place of origin - Chile
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Scented Plants - Scented flowers
Seasonal Interest - Autumn
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Ercilla volubilis - Growing Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
2ply sisal garden twine - 250 grams
Natural garden twine, 500 grams, 350 metres. Ideal in the garden or the home.