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Convolvulus arvensis

Field bindweed

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  • Convolvulus arvensis | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.2m to 2m
  • Spread0.1m
  • Growth HabitScrambling or scandent
  • Flower ColourPink and white
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Convolvulus arvensis (Field bindweed). This is a creeping trailing perennial climber from Europe & Asia. The entire leaves are arrow-shaped and opposite. The flowers are raceme or clusters of pink-white flowers which are funnel-shaped. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Bindweed

Origin

Europe & Asia

Interest and use

Found on waste ground.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Poor quality
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Dead-head to prolong flowering.

Propagation

Propagate by seed sown outdoors in mid spring for hardy plants or under glass in spring for tender plants, perennials and sub-shrubs by softwood cuttings in late spring or summer. The annuals should be sown direct and you will need to soak your seeds for 24 hours prior to sowing them.

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