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botanical name:
Sollya heterophylla
Sollya heterophylla © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bluebell Creeper
synonyms:  Sollya fusiformis
family:  Pittosporaceae
characteristics: climber, evergreen
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: twining
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
fruit colour: blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -1°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Evergreen twining climber with narrow mid to dark green leaves and nodding bell-shaped blue flowers during summer, followed by blue berries.

cultivation:
Half-hardy, needing protection from hard frosts. Moist, well drained lime-free soil, with some shade from strong direct sun. Best grown in a conservatory or greenhouse although reputed to be hardy in some favoured parts of southern Britain.

propagation:
From seed, which can be slow to germinate.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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