Oct 152017

Photo © Bulleen Art & Garden

Also known as ‘Happy Wanderer’ or ‘False Sarsaparilla’. An excellent habitat plant. The stunning flowers provide nectar and pollen for native bees, moths, butterflies wasps and other native insects. The seed is harvested by native insects and birds and the foliage provides cover for native reptiles and insects.

Can be used as either a groundcover or a climber. A tough twining plant with vivid purple flowers in winter and spring. Phosphorus sensitive.