Hardenbergia Edna Walling Snow White

Hardenbergia Edna Walling Snow White

Hardenbergia Snow White Hardenbergia violacea selection A sport from its parent Free ‘n Easy, Hardenbergia Snow White is startlingly different. Pure snowy white blossom cascades over bright green foliage from mid winter to spring.  Cover a fence or a wall, or train up a pergola post, and you’ll be delighted with the effect. Once the flowering is over, get the secateurs to work and prune it hard.  Hardenbergias all do well in full sun and much prefer a dryish soil; sitting in soggy ground is not at all to their...
Hardenbergia Free n Easy (PBR)

Hardenbergia Free n Easy (PBR)

Hardenbergia Free ‘n Easy  Hardenbergia violacea selection ‘Free’ with its flowers and ‘Easy’ to grow.  It doesn’t get any better than that.  From early winter to spring, Hardenbergias are the focus of many gardens these days, since we woke up to their capacity for looking good just about anywhere. Climber, creeper or ground cover, use it any way you like. Hardenbergia Free ‘n Easy is a mass of lavender-tinged white blossom over many weeks, and all it needs is a chop back to the wood in early summer.  Good drainage and full sun will keep it happy for years. Download...
Hardenbergia Happy Duo

Hardenbergia Happy Duo

Hardenbergia Happy Duo Hardenbergia violacea selections A bright idea to combine two colours in the one pot gave birth to Hardenbergia Happy Duo. The blend of Happy Wanderer with Free ‘n Easy is a combo that’s irresistible. Used as a ground cover, it’s spectacular in full bloom over winter; and for the rest of the year, you have a handsome dark green mound that only requires the occasional chopping back to keep it looking good. Or train it over a pergola or veranda for a delicious froth of purple and white that will have your neighbours green with envy. Plenty of sunshine and good drainage is all it asks. Download...
Hardenbergia Happy Wanderer

Hardenbergia Happy Wanderer

Hardenbergia Happy Wanderer Hardenbergia violacea selection Hardenbergia Happy Wanderer probably had no idea just how far and wide it would travel when it was introduced to the world in the mid 1970s.  It’d cover thousands of miles now if you added up all the landscapes in which it’s been planted. You can’t miss seeing it in winter and early spring, when it is covered in a solid mass of deep mauve-purple pea flowers. Perhaps the best Hardenbergia selection ever made, it thrives in temperate and semi arid climates, in well drained clay loams or sandy soils, neutral to acid pH. It tolerates light frosts, is generally fine in more sheltered coastal gardens, and adores a good hard pruning after flowering is finished.  It’s...
Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunrise

Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunrise

Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunrise Pandorea pandorana selected form Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunrise took us all by surprise when it bloomed in its first spring.  A seedling offspring of Pandorea Wonga Gold Sunset, it was planted in expectation of it being the same as its parent.  However, in place of rich gold & bronze bells, it’s an astonishing combination of purples, rose pink, gold and crimson, like an Aussie dawn.  Plant Sunrise and Sunset together and enjoy the full spectrum, dawn to dusk. A climber of moderate vigour, it is useful as a light screen along a veranda or on a pergola, which is one of the nicest ways of displaying creepers, and giving shade at the same time.  Happy in temperate to sub tropical climates, it needs well drained soils of neutral to acid pH; best avoid severe frost though an occasional light frost is okay.  A light trim will keep it...