Solanum jasminoides or the ‘Potato Vine’ – Wholesale
Call it the Potato Creeper, or give it its proper name of Solanum jasminoides, wholesalers offer both blue and white flowering varieties of this easy to grow vine.
It is one of the most widely grown climbers that most gardeners will know belongs to the Solanum family.
Solanum varieties including Solanum ‘Royal Robe’, and Solanum laciniatum are all available. However it is Solanum jasminoides the humble ‘Potato Vine’ that is widely grown.
This is a hardy fast growing climbing plant that grows well in full sun to part shade as long as it has a cool root run.
Evergreen to semi evergreen depending on the climate, it is long flowering and in warmer climates will flower from spring through to early winter.
It does grow best in a warm sunny position where it is protected from the cold. More of a scrambler than a climber the ‘Potato Vine’ will need a little support until it becomes established.
Landscapers should note that once established this plant requires little water as long as the root system is in shade. Excellent for planting near fences, buildings or over a trellis, in fact any area that needs covering.
- Solanum jasminoides album which is the white flowering variety
- Monest’s blue, with pale pastel blue and white flowers over a long period.
Wholesale suppliers include :
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