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Adlumia fungosa

Allegheny vine

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height2m to 4m
  • Spread2m to 3m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourPurple-pink-white
  • Leaf ColourMid green.

Description

Adlumia fungosa (Allegheny vine). This is a climber which can grow between 2 and 4m tall. The flowers are drooping panicles of purplish-pink-white and will appear in the summer. Leaves are mid green, feathery and pinnately divided.

Characteristics

Biennial, Deciduous, Fern-like

Other common names

Mountain fridge

Origin

N. America.

The name of this species refers to the Allegheny Mountains, from whence it originates.

Interest and use

Grown for its flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Propagate by seed in spring.

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