Common Name: Potato Vine

  • Botanical Name: Solanum jasminoides
  • Native Distribution: Brazil
  • Hardiness:  25 Degrees
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Water:  Moderate
  • Growth (rate, size and form): 30 x 10.  Prune to control growth each year.  Moderate grower, rate can be increased with water
  • Foliage (e/d, color, texture): Purple-green leaves medium texture
  • Flowers (color & season):  White.  Can be year-round if protected from frost
  • Comments (litter, thorns, allergenic):   Low litter, no thorns

Special Features (wildlife, other):  Great plant for sun shade, such as on the side of a Gazebo or patio.  Can also be used for a screen trellis around electrical boxes.