Wild Sarsaparilla, Wild Wisteria Climber or Native Lilac
Hardenbergia comptoniana

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hardenbergia (hard-en-BERG-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: comptoniana (komp-toh-nee-AH-nuh) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chandler, Arizona

Oakland, California

San Francisco, California

Chickamauga, Georgia

New Orleans, Louisiana

Raeford, North Carolina

Austin, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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0
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RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 27, 2004, pokerboy from Canberra
Australia (Zone 8b) wrote:

Without a drop of water throughout the hot, dry summers we get where I live, my neighbours bush has thrived right through it with out a drop of water except rain water. The soil that it grows in is compacted and poor. These plants will also shoot back after a fire. Good ground cover as well. pokerboy.