Mountain Blue Berry
(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)
This perennial evergreen vine is an attractive, slender, twining plant with lance-shaped leaves arranged alternately. It comes from the cool rainforests of south-eastern Australian and Tasmania. Preferring a rich, well-drained, lime free soil in sun or part shade with something to climb on. It does not like temperatures below zero degrees C, strong winds or drought.
It flowers for a very long time during Spring and Summer producing individual, creamy green, pendulous, waxy, tubular to bell-shaped flowers that are tinged with purple and age to pink. In Autumn, very pretty, grape size, edible berries of the deepest violet appear. These berries are the bush food of the Australian Aborigine.
Offered is a packet of 25 seeds with Grownotes to help you grow this prettiest of native vines.
This seed requires smoke treatment which is available in my Store.
All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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