Has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit. (1993)
Common Name : potato vine (blue)Family : SolanaceaeType : ClimberHabit : ClimbingHeight : 4-8 metresSpread : 4-8 metresFlower colour : White& BlueFlowering from : Juneto OctoberFoliage : Semi-evergreenFoliage colour : GreenSunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Well-drained / Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / Neutral / AlkalineSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - AutumnTo be ShelteredHardiness: Hardy through most of the UK -10° to -5°
Has star shaped, slate-blue, flowers, 2 to 2.5cm across, each with a yellow beak sticking out, June to October. bright green leaves, semi-evergreen. Height 6 to 9 metres.