A lilac Vine plant, its scientific name is Hardenbergia violacea. It is also known by some more common names that are Happy wanderer, Australian sarsaparilla, and Coral Pea. It is found in most native areas of Australia. It is grown in the hottest parts of the World. Lilac Vine plants are very easy to grow from seeds. Once it becomes established then it requires very low maintenance.
A Lilas Vine plant can grow up to 16 feet with some appropriate support.it contains a lot of flexible woody stems. During its growth, it uses other plants as support in the wild. It spreads very easily and looks awesome. its Host plant does not overwhelm. If nothing is available for its support then The lilac vine will grow like an easily spreading ground plant.
The dark green leaves of Lilac vine are elongated oval-shaped that comes at the end. Its flowers bloom in huge clusters forms. Flowers have four petals with two large sizes near the top, two small sizes on the bottom of the blossom. They contain a yellow center. petals are available in white and pink.
In Native to Australia, it is growing in wild areas. South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland lilac vines growing in varieties of habitats.it survives in an extremely warm climate. It also likes to tolerate warm and dry conditions. it is successful in growth in any part of the world having a warm climate.
The Lilac Vine plant can be cultivated by seeds. it is very easy to grow. An Ideal plant has a location with well-drained clay and the hottest climate.it can grow in different variety of soil conditions like Loam, Clay, or Sandy. during its growing season, it needs water on a regular basis. but it needs less water in the winter. Purple Lilac Vines can be reached 50 feet in length and climb on everything its path. you need to choose your planting site carefully and make sure that it has a large and sturdy structure to climb on open ground and spread over.It cares is very simple
Lilac Vine Plant Care
Lilac Vine plant needs water regularly until it will become established. Once it established it needs water on a regular basis during its growing season.it needs less water in the winter season. It requires minimum pruning. It pruned to control the size and shape of the plant in the late spring season.
Plant for Pollinators
When the lilac vine blooms early.it is one of the first plants that are available for pollinators such as Native Bees, Bumblebees, and Honey bees. Other flying insects require food in form of pollen and nectar in the late winter season. lilac vine is the first meal to enjoy them.
Wanderer Lilac Vine Poisonous Parts
Happy wanderer lilac vine (Hardenbergia violacea) that is also known as the wandering lilac vine is a perennial climbing vine that has the same qualities as purple flowers that bloom in late winter through spring.it is native to Australia. Gardeners may hesitate to include any vine in the garden because they have a lot of toxic parts.
Other flowering vines have Poisonous parts yet. Southern Nevada Regional Planning Alliance believes that vines are not poisons to humans. In past, the roots and leaves were brewed into sweet drinks. some vines are safe for human beings. But vines poison is a big risk for the animals.
it does not apply to the lucky wanderer vine plants. they are considered and classified as poisons to the animals such as dogs, cats, and horses by the American Society.