Solanum Plant Catalogue – Climbers

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SOLANUM Vigorous, evergreen, or semi evergreen, woody stemmed, scrambling climber. Requires full sun and well-drained soil in a sheltered site.

Solanum crispum GlasnevinS. crispum ‘ Glasnevin’ AGM Rich purple-blue flowers with a yellow staminal beak, from July to the first frosts. Bright green leaves, semi-evergreen. Height up to 6 metres in sheltered sites. Best on south or west facing sites.

Solanum laxumS. laxum (Was jasminoides) Has star shaped, slate-blue, flowers, 2 to 2.5cm across, each with a yellow ‘ beak’ sticking out, June to October. bright green leaves, semi-evergreen. Height 6 to 9 metres.

Solanum laxum AlbumS. laxum ‘Album’ AGM Has star shaped, white flowers, 2 to 2.5cm across, each with a yellow ‘ beak’ sticking out, June to October. bright green leaves, semi-evergreen. Height 6 to 9 metres.