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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - November 3rd, 2013.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

Crocus has this new item today

Akebia quinata cream-flowered (chocolate vine)

Akebia quinata cream-flowered (chocolate vine) £14.99
Position: sun or partial shade Soil: moist but well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: March to May Hardiness: fully hardy The mid green leaves of this semi-evergreen climber are tinged with purple in winter, and emerge flushed with bronze in spring. It makes an ideal backdrop for the scented, cream coloured flowers. This unusual semi-evergreen climber is excellent for training against walls or up a pergola, and in a warm summer, large sausage-shaped fruit may form. Garden care: Prune back after flowering where necessary.