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Commonly known as Bindweed
The well-behaved and attractive C. cneorum is the usual offering from garden centres.
The UK native C. arvensis, field bindweed (usually pink and white) and the introduced Calystegia sepium, hedge bindweed or bellbine (white trumpets) are the characters that cause the misery.
Genus of about 250 species of upright, climbing or scrambling annuals and perennials, and evergreen shrubs or subshrubs occuring in diverse habitats in subtropical and temperate areas.
EvergreenShrubs, climbers or scrambling plants from various habitats. Grown for their funnel or trumpet-shaped flowers.
Full sunWarm sheltered spot - against warm wall helps in frosty areas.
Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesNone if growing outside.Place of originSubtropical and temperate areas.Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil ConditionsWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soilWith some horticultural sand or grit.