Akebia quinata (Chocolate Vine)
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May
Semi-evergreen twining climber up to 10mt.(12ft.). Leaves have a purple tinge in winter. Vanilla-scented flowers produced from March to May, maroon-chocolate in colour. Large sausage-shaped fruit can follow in warm climates or positions. Needs a moist, well-drained soil in sun or part shade.
- Usually Flowers : April, May
Vigorous, deciduous twining climber bearing three rounded leaflets, opening bronze and maturing dark glossy green. Purple flowers are followed by juicy purple fruits if cross pollinated. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, fertile, well-drained soil.