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PlantFiles: Wild Sarsaparilla, Wild Wisteria Climber or Native Lilac
Hardenbergia comptoniana

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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)

10 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials
Vines and Climbers

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:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive pokerboy 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.

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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