400059 Solanum 'Glasnevin'
This variety of Chilean Potato Vine is the one to choose for it is hardier than the plain Solanum crispum and produces flowers in greater abundance. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (RHS AGM) and it is just the thing to cover a sunny wall. This vigorous scented climber will flower for you from June through to the end of September and has lovely big clusters of deep purple-blue flowers with yellow centres followed by yellowish-white fruits with dark green leaves. This semi-evergreen is frost hardy to -5C and will therefore retain her leaves with milder winters - winter protection is required if the weather is more severe, therefore always plant in a sheltered position. An absolutely stunning plant to clothe walls, trellis, fence panels or pergolas as we have leaf and flower cover over a long season. 'Glasnevin' is just hard to beat - masses of distinctive flowers and it is unstoppable, growing more than 6ft a year when its happy!