Above ground growth needs to be controlled and what that implies for the roots means it’s not really a small garden plant, so it’s in a pot.
It’s been shifted around the garden looking for a home, finishing up in the front garden where it can climb the fence.
New leaves on the Callerya megasperma. No flowers yet.
Callerya megasperma – First flowers 8 September 2021
callerya megasperma flowers and sweet peas September-October 2022
- Evergreen climber
- Sun or semi-shade
- Mauve perfumed flowers to 20 mm in Spring
- Seed pods to 18 cm long (hence megasperma)
- Host Plant for Common Pencilled-Blue Butterfly
- Bought as tubestock at Nambour Garden Show 2016