Chocolate Vine-14cm (Akebia quinata)


Chocolate vine (Akebia quinata)

  • Semi-deciduous twining climber with soft green foliage.Produces fragrant purple-chocolate coloured flowers in spring.
  • Useful for covering fences, walls or pergola.
  • Position: full sun to part shade in well drained soils. Protect from frost when the plant is young.
  • Water requirements: keep moist during dry spells.
  • Size: can reach 10 metres. Prune after flowering to keep to the desired size.