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Solanum crispum glasnevin

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By Kate123


Solanum crispum glasnevin (Solanum crispum (Chilean potato tree))

Close up of the chilean potato plant. Pretty lilac flowers with bright yellow centre.
Trying to encourage it to grow over the pergola. Not the most pliable of stems and branches!



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I must get another one of these ...

10 Jun, 2019

 

Gorgeous are nt they Kate have mine at the top of the garden my favourite is the white one which I had but it died so I think its not as robust as this one as my garden is surrounded by a 6ft fence so it's pretty protected.

10 Jun, 2019

 

Thanks Amy and Thrup, we like it as it flowers for months on end. It’s definitely a nice addition. Go on Amy, get another one!
Shame yours died, Thrup. I haven’t seen the white variety. You’ve got me interested now!

10 Jun, 2019

 

Good lol.

13 Jun, 2019

 

I have a wild solanum that has taken hold of my composter!... I've never seen such roots! I've been pulling it out by the yard. The blossoms are similar but the plant is weedier... certainly not as pretty as yours.

15 Jun, 2019

 

Thanks Lori, saying that, it has to be tamed. The recent rainy weather has encouraged it to grow a bit chaotic!

16 Jun, 2019



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