Purple Coral Pea, False Sarsaparilla, Native Sarsaparilla, Coral-pea, False Sarsaparilla Vine, Honey Bee On Happy Wanderer Vine, Native False Sarsaparilla Vine, Native Lilac, Purple Coral-pea, Purple Coral-pea (shrubby Form), Purple Coralpea, Sarsaparilla. Hardenbergia violacea is an evergreen, climbing shrub growing from a long, carrot-like rootstock; it, produces stems up to 3 metres long that scramble over the ground and twine around other plants for support. Hardenbergia Violacea. It flowers better in full sun and it needs well drained soil and preferably likes a frost free site, although it tolerates some frost. Mediterranean, Hedging/Screens, Containers, Conservatory, Sub-Tropical, Wallside and trellises. But there is also a pale pink form called Hardenbergia 'Rosea' which is just exquisite with its soft pink colour, and there is a pure white form as well called Hardenbergia 'Alba'. Given the wide range of the species, however, forms from drier areas may not be vigorous in tropical areas, and vice versa. In early spring, the vine produces showy clusters of lavender-purple, pea-shaped blossoms that cascade down from the plant. Responds well to hard pruning to improve shape and form. Like many evergreen climbers, it has a tendency to run up a wall or fence and ball at the top and be leggy below. Its foliage is dark green and works best when planted in partial sun. Non Indigenous. Hardenbergia violacea 'HB2' PBR Range: Emporium Range WHERE TO BUY More Info. Lilac Vine (Hardenbergia violacea) Join the Club to Manage Your Garden Plant Details; Basic Care Instructions; Detailed Care Instructions; Features. Evergreen. Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. info on these icons. But keep it … The twining, woody evergreen climbs slowly to ten to twelve feet tall and about five feet wide with long, grayish-green, leathery leaves with prominent veins. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Hardenbergia violacea (Schneev.) There are three species in Australia, growing in areas from Queensland to Tasmania. Other uses of Coral Pea: A grey-blue dye is obtained from the flowers. Hardenbergia Violacea Lilac Vine â Hardenbergia Violacea is an evergreen vine perfectly suited to climate here in Phoenix, where it is most frequently spotted scrambling over rocky banks, using any neighboring trees and shrubs for upward support. Hardenbergia violaceae ‘Mini Ha Ha’ Hardenbergia A shrubby form of what is normally a climbing species with smaller leaves than other Hardenbergia culltivars. Hardenbergia likes a sunny or semi shaded position. Latin Name: Hardenbergia violacea Common Name(s): Vine Lilac, Purple Coral Pea, False Sarsaparilla Plant Family: Fabaceae Country of Origin: Australia (Queensland to Tasmania); Papua New Guinea Cultural Notes: Latin name is reference to Franziska Countess von Hardenberg, whose brother, Baron Karl van Hugel collected plants during a Western Australian expedition in 1833. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The leaves are usually tri-foliate with dark, glossy green leaflets ranging from broadly linear to ovate. USES: Allow to trail over fences for coverage and privacy.Lightweight, can be trained through other plants. Elsewhere it is also called vine lilac or lilac vine Lepschi, B. It's a wonderful Australian native plant also known as False Sarsaparilla, or Purple Coral Pea. Hardenbergia violacea. Can be planted singly in mixed beds, wider verges and roundabouts, or mass planted as an effective ground or fence cover. Plant Uses All Anaesthetic Anti mosquito Bladder & Stomach Ceremony & Weaving Coagulate Conjunctivitis Diabetes Food & drink Menstruation & menopause Reduce fever Relaxant Respiratory STI Topical Weapons & hunting Suggested uses. It is in leaf all year, in flower from March to April. Propagation of the herb: Scarify the seed or pre-soak it for 24 hours in warm water. Never Sheds All of Its Foliage. Growing coral pea vines (Hardenbergia violacea) are native to Australia and are also known as false sarsaparilla or purple coral pea.A member of the Fabaceae family, Hardenbergia coral pea information includes three species in Australia with a growth area covering from Queensland to Tasmania. DESCRIPTION: Masses of winter colour with dark purple pea shaped flowers above a scrambling evergreen climber.Native to Australia. Hardenbergia violacea is a species of flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae, native to Australia from Queensland to Tasmania. 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