Lilac Vine (Hardenbergia violacea)

Common names:
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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Plant Height: 12-16 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Pink, purple, and white
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Culinary Herb
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Awards and Recognitions: Other: UC Davis Arboretum All Star

Lovely lilac vine on our community fence

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Location: Central Valley area - CaliforniaDate: 2012-01-31Lovely lilac vine on our community fence
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Location: AZDate: Spring
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Location: Sydney AustraliaDate: 2019-09-24
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Location: Sydney AustraliaDate: 2019-09-24
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Location: Sydney AustraliaDate: 2019-09-24
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Location: Sydney AustraliaDate: 2019-09-24
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Banner for December 5, 2019 by bootandall by bootandall Dec 6, 2019 4:37 PM 11
My Australian Sarsparilla (Hardenbergia violacea) looks like it's dying! by yoyoyojo Jul 6, 2018 1:46 PM 1
Please help me identify this vine with purple flowers by yoyoyojo Jul 2, 2018 5:05 PM 3
Plant ID #25 by ElJardineroGringo Jan 17, 2017 1:27 PM 2
Pyracantha(2); Hardenbergia; Vaccinium; Cotoneaster & NOID by tarev Feb 4, 2012 4:07 PM 16
Perennials for winter color by SongofJoy May 6, 2018 7:59 PM 316

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