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By Lynneg

North Humberside, United Kingdom Gb

Solanum.I'm thinking of putting a white solanum along a fence.My neighbour has a blue one ---some of which comes across to my side.Is this a good idea or will I regret it.Assuming I can find a plant. Thanks.



I've grown both and never regretted it. This far North (East Coast of Scotland) I find the blue flowers better and they are both knocked back in winter, but always return well in the spring. Lovely climbing plants. Have you considered Akebia Quinata? That's a very elegant climber too and you can get a cream one as well as the burgundy.

22 Mar, 2016


...oh, just be aware of the poisonous nature of the solanum family. Just incase you have small children running around.

22 Mar, 2016


Thank you for your helpful comments.Now to find one.

22 Mar, 2016


Shouldn't be too hard to find :) Enjoy!

22 Mar, 2016

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