Hardenbergia comptoniana

Western Australia Coral Pea, Compton Coral Pea, Lilac Vine

These twining or shrubby vines are graced with spikes of small pea-shaped flowers that bloom in winter or early spring. Grown outdoors in warm climates only. The slow-growing evergreens can be trained as screens on trellises, walls or fences, or used as ground covers. Drought-tolerant once established. Need partial shade in hot areas. Start with seeds or cuttings from young spring growth. Need support if grown as a climbing vine. Feed every two months. Prune to control size, and cut back tangled vines after bloom.
Hardenbergia comptoniana, Western Australia Coral Pea, Compton Coral Pea, Lilac Vine
Leaves are airy and delicate, flowers are violet-blue. Shelter under an overhang where temperatures drop much below freezing.

Attributes - Hardenbergia comptoniana

Plant Type: Vine

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Blue, Purple

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 8 ft. to 9 ft.

Width: 9 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers.

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