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Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin'
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common name: Potato Vine, Chilean Potato Tree
synonyms: Solanum crispum 'Autumnale'
climber, evergreen, semi-evergreen, scented/aromatic
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Fast growing scrambler, usually trained as a climber. Strong stems and evergreen or semi-evergreen ovate leaves. Clusters of fragrant, deep purple-blue flowers from summer to autumn. Sometimes followed by yellowish-white fruits.
Best in well drained neutral to alkaline soil in a sheltered sunny site.