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Sollya Heterophylla | On a 90cm Cane in a 3L Pot Climbing Plants
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Sollya Heterophylla | On a 90cm Cane in a 3L Pot Climbing Plants
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Sollya Heterophylla | On a 90cm Cane in a 3L Pot Climbing Plants

Sollya Heterophylla | On a 90cm Cane in a 3L Pot

Sollya Heterophylla

SKU: CLI0020

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Blue bells blooming from vines all summer long
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The Highlights

    • Masses of indigo blue flowers all summer long
    • Flowers from June to September
    • Perfect to grow in pots or containers
    • Perfect to grow up a trellis or wall
    • Half Hardy and will need some protection for colder parts of the country
    • Evergreen perennial that stays virbant throught the year
    • Please Note: Our climbers are pruned back each winter, and some during the summer, so you may find at certain times of year they do not cover the whole 90cm cane. This is intentional to ensure the best growth when you plant out

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Care Guide

Excellent Pest and Disease Resistance

Rarely has any troubles with disease or pests. It can have issues with Red Spider Mites when grown indoors. You can get rid of Red Spider Mites by misting the leaves with water a couple of times a wee.MORE

Water Regularly

Water the plant regularly during the summer, especially during hot and dry periods and especially if you are container-growing the plant. During the winter the plant will need significantly less watering and ymay only require a watering once every week to two weeks.MORE

Full Sun to Partial Shade

You will want to plant somewhere the plant will receive at least 4-6 hours of sunlight everyday during summer and spring. This variety can handled some partial shade where it receives its light as dappled shade.MORE

Fertile, Well-Drained Soil

If your soil is particularly clay heavy and gets waterlogged often, make sure you mix in plenty of organic matter and perhaps even gravel or perlite to help improve drainage.MORE

Feed Regularly

Feed regularly during the growing season using a balanced liquid feed every 2-3 weeks.MORE

Prune Annually

Pruning Group 12–Flowers grow on that year's new growth. Pruning is best done in late Winter to early Spring. Then you can prune away any weak, congested, or damaged growth. Then you can cut all the new growth branches back to 2 or 3 buds from the main framework. You can also train the plant atthis timeso you may want to leave some of the new growth as is and tie it up your structure.MORE

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

3L Potted Plant

Height on arrival:

20-90cm
The height of your plant will be dependent on the time of year and pruning cycle. All climbers arrive on a 90cm bamboo cane.

Eventual height:

2m

Eventual spread:

2m
Reaches a spread of 2m

Time to first crop:

Flower colour:

Indigo Blue
Masses of indigo blue flowers all summer long

Habit:

Climbing
Sollya has a twining habit and trails naturally, although it can equally well be encouraged to climb up a suitable supporting framework

Hardiness:

Half Hardy
Frost Hardy up to -5ºC. In colder regions you may want to protect the plant by putting it in a sheltered south-facing location. You can also grow the plant in a potand move it indoors during the winter for maximum protection.

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Spacing:

1m