Hardenbergia Violacea – Purple Coral Pea

Hardenbergia Violacea – Purple Coral Pea

Hardenbergia violacea is one type of beautiful and attractive flowering creeping plant belonging to the Fabaceae family.  This plant is native to southern Australia regions including Tasmania and Queensland. This plant known in Australia in different common names such as: purple coral pea, false sarsaparilla, native lilac, happy wanderer, and waraburra as well. In most of the regions, this is also called as lilac vine or vine lilac. This is an evergreen climber plant and flowering different colors like violet, white, pink and any other colors as per climate and types.

Height: Six meter as a creeper either on the ground or climbing

Uses: Climber, or creeper. Wall decoration in both commercial and personal setting to keep the area attractive.

Planting tips: Full sun light or light shade is suitable for this plant growth. This plant is well developed in any sorts of soils with regular care and maintenance.

Soil type: Suitable for all types of soil but light clay as well as sand type well drained soil is more suitable for this plant growth. However, the soil pH must be stay from 5.5 to 6.0.

Aspect: Full sun or half shade is more helpful for this plant’s quick development.

Pruning: This plant is required heavy pruning up to 50 or 70 percent of plant after flowering helps it for healthy and active growth and offer good results in the following blooming seasons.

Water requirement: Good flow of watering still establishment is keeping this plant healthy and green to offer plenty of flowers.

Feeding: Feed with good amount of fertilizer during pruning seasons can offer more advantages to this plant development.

Pests and problems: Fungal problems.

Climate: Suitable for southern Australia region’s climate.