PERIPLOCA GRAECA

Back

PERIPLOCA GRAECA

$4.81 / packet

In stock

Description

Bizarre, purple-brown, five-pointed flowers open with an indescribable musky perfume. Finally, on twining stems holding attractive long glossy leaves, sizeable, banana-like seed-pods expand before expelling their silky seeds. Turkey is the home of this rarely seen but intriguing hardy deciduous climber also known as the 'Silk Vine', which will weave and wind its way up any suitable support.

Sowing Advice

For best results, sow seeds as soon as you receive them in a cool place onto a good soil-based compost. Cover the seeds with fine grit or compost to approximately their own depth. These seeds can be very slow indeed to germinate, and as a rule they wait for spring before emerging whenever they are sown. Please be very patient, and do not discard the seed pan, no matter how long it takes for germination to occur.

Key Facts

Family:Asclepiadaceae

Common name:Silk Vine

Classification:Hardy climber

Packet Content:5 (Approx)

  • Free shipping on orders over £60
  • Need Help? Email or +44 (0)1803 872939
  • Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Buy 2 of the same item Get a 3rd Free