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Stauntonia hexaphylla (Stauntonia vine)

Intermediate
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
12m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Stauntonia hexaphylla

Other names

Stauntonia vine

Genus

Stauntonia Stauntonia

Species

S. hexaphylla - S. hexaphylla is a fast-growing, tender evergreen climbing shrub with compound leaves comprising ovate leaflets with wavy margins. In spring, it bears small, pale-pink, bell-shaped flowers that are fragrant. Flowering may be followed by edible purple fruits in autumn.


Stauntonia hexaphylla is: Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are sweetly fragrant

Habit

Climbing, Twining

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Stauntonia hexaphylla (Stauntonia vine) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Sub-Tropical, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in a sheltered position in full sun or light shade in mild areas. In colder situations, grow in a container and overwinter indoors.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Stauntonia hexaphylla

Other names

Stauntonia vine

Genus

Stauntonia Stauntonia

Species

S. hexaphylla - S. hexaphylla is a fast-growing, tender evergreen climbing shrub with compound leaves comprising ovate leaflets with wavy margins. In spring, it bears small, pale-pink, bell-shaped flowers that are fragrant. Flowering may be followed by edible purple fruits in autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Flowers are sweetly fragrant

Habit

Climbing, Twining


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Stauntonia hexaphylla (Stauntonia vine) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Sub-Tropical, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in a sheltered position in full sun or light shade in mild areas. In colder situations, grow in a container and overwinter indoors.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9

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