Cathedral Gem Sausage Vine
Holboellia coriacea 'Cathedral Gem'
|Description||Abundant clusters of white buds open to pendulous blossoms of cream to dusky mauve. Large, pink, sausage-shaped, edible fruit form in the summer. Ideal trellised near pathways, or in patios and garden entrances, where the attractive flowers and intoxicating fragrance can be enjoyed up close. Semi-evergreen in colder zones.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Blooms||Late winter to early spring.|
|Mature Size||Vigorous stems to 25 ft. long.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Showy Fruit|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Spiderwort (Tradescantia); Bee Balm (Monarda); Turtlehead (Chelone); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia)|
|Care||Prefers well-drained, humus-rich acidic soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Provide support such as arbor or trellis. Feed regularly during the growing season with a general purpose fertilizer.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.