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Solanum laxum 'Coldham'

Common Name: Potato Vine

Plant Family: Solanaceae

Solanum laxum 'Coldham'
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Price:  £6.50
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8 in stock

Size/Qty:  1 litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered Wall
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Planting Style:  evening twilight
Suggested Use:  Covering Walls/Fences
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Flower Colour:  Blue
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  tall (over 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Climbing
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  Alkaline to Neutral
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


A change from the more common white-flowered plant, this has masses of pale grey-blue to white flowers from mid-late summer. Slightly fragrant. Grow on a sheltered South facing wall in well drained soil. Trim lightly after flowering.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall