Heavenly Ascent® Holboellia Vine

Holboellia brachyandra 'HWJ1023'

SKU
05638
Exotic, highly scented, large, waxy, white flowers with a deep purple tint towards the base emerge in spring along this vigorous evergreen climber. The deliciously fragrant blooms evoke the sweet scent of fresh melons, producing somewhat elongated, edible, purplish fruits, when pollinated.
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
8 - 10

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

Change

Full sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:

Find more stores near me >
Set Zip to See Prices
More Information
Botanical Pronunciationhol-BEL-lee-uh brak-ee-AN-druh
LoreHolboellia is commonly called sausage vine because of their bright purple or pink sausage-shaped, edible fruit, somewhat resembling a sausage. The are a member of the Lardizabalaceae, which also includes the fragrant Akebia (chocolate vine), and Decaisnia.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; twining stems reach 20 ft. tall, with support.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseEspalier, Green Wall, Wildlife Garden, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEdible, Showy Fruit, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

Provide well-drained, humus-rich soil, with support of an arbor or trellis; shelter from harsh, drying winds. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize regularly during the growing season. Lightly prune tips to shape; leave newer stems to mature for next years bloom.

Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Heavenly Ascent® Holboellia Vine

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10

Your climate may be too cold for this plant