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Calystegia sepium

Hedge bindweed

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  • Calystegia sepium | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Calystegia sepium | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsApril to July
  • Height1m to 3m
  • Growth HabitScrambling or scandent
  • Flower ColourWhite, pink
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Calystegia sepium (Hedge bindweed). This species is a creeping perennial climber with heart-shaped, whorled leaves and single pink or white flowers. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Perennial, Climber

Origin

Britain

Interest and use

It can be used for hedging, but mainly seen in the wild or along roadsides.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium

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