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Gardening with Indigenous Plants
Indigenous Plant Use
Identification & Control of Common Weeds
Botanical Name:Comesperma volubile
Common Name:love creeper
Status:DISABLED: Unavailable for now & possibly forever
Sold As:Tube ($2.00)
Plant
Type(s):
Climber / Scrambler / Creeper
Growing
Conditions:
Partial Shade, Shade
Well Drained
Size
(HxW):
1-3 m high
Foliage:Very few narrow leaves to 45 mm long.
Flowers:Blue or purple flowers, Sprays of small pea-like flowers displayed prominently, July to December
General
Comments:

A beautiful creeper that suddenly 'appears' when in flower

Likes well drained soils where roots have a cool root run, in woodland and open forests. Light frost.



Further
Information:
  1. Yarra Ranges Council (Victora, close to us)
  2. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (VICFLORA, technical, good photos)
  3. Wikipedia (free online encyclopedia)
  4. iNaturalist
  5. NatureMapr (Canberra)
  6. Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew UK, technical)
Plant
Propagation:

Very difficult to propagate and establish



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