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Potato Vine

Fact sheet: Variegated Potato Vine

Variegated Potato Vine
Solanum jasminoides ‘Variegata’

Growth Habit: Vine
Height: 15-20 feet
Zones: 8 to 11
Light: Part shade/shade
Bloom: White; spring/summer/fall
Family: Solanceae
Comments: Twining vine.

Characteristics:  A fast growing shrubby vine is native to South America.  A good bloomer and relatively frost-hardy, withstanding temperatures down to about 17-21 degrees.
Growth: from 10 to 20 ft. tall
Flowers: blooms from late spring to early fall. Flowers are pure white to light blue flowers, with prominent yellow stamens and are slightly perfumed. Flowers are followed by small purple-black berries, which are toxic if ingested.
Leaves: semi-decidious to evergreen, which can take a red tint during fall.
Soil: This plant will grow in a large range of soils, but prefer well-drained grounds, without excessive moisture. They can grow well in poor soils too.

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