Holboellia coriacea

Also known as:

  • China Blue Vine
  • Sausage Vine

Plant Type

vine / climber

Zones

7a-9b

Size

H:21'-24'
W:12"

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

clay, acid, alkaline, average, well-drained, sandy/gritty

Water Needs:

even moisture

Sun Exposure:

sun, part sun, part shade

Features

Flowers:

white, purple / violet

Foliage:

evergreen, shiny / glossy

Fruit:

purple

Flowering Time:

spring

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Cistus Nursery

Portland, Oregon

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Cistus Nursery

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Portland, Oregon

503-621-2233

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The Bovees Nursery

Portland, Oregon

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The Bovees Nursery

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Portland, Oregon

866-652-3219

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Williams, Oregon

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Forestfarm

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Williams, Oregon

541-846-7269

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Fowlerville, Michigan

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Description by: Cistus Nursery

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This evergreen Akebia relation is an excellent trellis or fence cover, reaching 15-20 ft or so. In early spring it is covered with cascades of sweetly scented, tiny white flowers followed, under the right conditions, by plum colored, fleshy fruit. Best in part shade with consistent moisture. Cold hardy to 0F, USDA zone 7 or less.

Description by: Forestfarm

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Williams, Oregon

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Named for its 2-3"sausage-shaped purple seed pods, its fragrant flowers ; luxuriant 3-parted glossy leaves also combine to make it a striking ; useful climber (to 20') for growing on walls, downspouts, poles... SUN-PSh/Med

Description by: Arrowhead Alpines

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Fowlerville, Michigan

517-223-3581

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Plum purple fruits of disgusting edible goo, a choice vine with fragrant purple flowers and very attractive glossy evergreen foliage. In warmer climates it will climb to 7m, here its barely possible in the frost free zone up against a foundation and climbing a warm wall with some microfoam stapled over it in winter.

Description by: The Bovees Nursery

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Portland, Oregon

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A vigorous twining vine, once established with attractive evergreen leaves. Has small fragrant flowers, white flushed with purple. The fruit is like a small purple banana, not edible.

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