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Muehlenbeckia complexa

Wire plant

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height4m to 5m
  • Spread0.7m to 1m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourGreenish white
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Muehlenbeckia complexa (Wire plant). This is a semi-deciduous climbing shrub which grows about 4.5m or more. It produces swollen white berries with black seeds.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Shrub or Climber

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Wall or trellis. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium

Cultivation

They prefer full sun with a little midday shade with moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed or summer cuttings or pre- rooted layers.

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