White Flowered Chocolate Vine
Akebia quinata 'Shirobana'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
|Botanical Pronunciation||a-KEE-bee-a kwi-NAH-ta|
|Average Size at Maturity||Twining stems reach 15 to 20 ft. long, with support.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Edible, Showy Fruit, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Key Feature||Fragrant Flowering Vine|
Grows easily in most soil types; thrives in moist, well-drained, sandy loam. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Apply fertilizer monthly to lean soils. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9