Solanum laxum

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 Solanum laxum subsp. var.  Potato vine
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Habit: vine-climber
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 10 ft to 20 ft
Width: 8 ft to 15 ft
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: evergreen, flowers, drought tolerant, fire resistant
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USDA Zones: 9 to 12
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Flower features: white
Solanaceae > Solanum laxum var. ,

Potato vine.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Solanum jasminoides, Paxt. Potato Vine (from the fls.). Fine greenhouse twining shrub, reaching several feet in height, glabrous: lvs. rather small, the upper ones lanceolate to lance-ovate and entire, the lower ones of about 3 narrow, ovate entire lfts.: racemes short and united into a cluster 3 in. or less long and about 8-12- fld.; fls. about 1 in. across, star-shaped, white with tinge of blue; pretty. S. Amer.—A most useful deciduous climber for the coolhouse, and much grown. Half-hardy, and useful for the open in the S. Will grow 10-20 ft. if given a chance. Var. grandiflorum, Hort., has very large trusses of fls. and is a robust grower; excellent. Var. variegatum, Hort., has variegated foliage. CH

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