Hardenbergia violacea ‘Happy Wanderer’


Hardenbergia violacea ‘Happy Wanderer’

Lilac Vine, Purple Coral Pea, False Sasparilla

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H. violacea is native to Australia. ‘Happy Wanderer’ is a cultivar selected for fast growth, with purple flowers.

Growth Habit:

A fast-growing vine, climbing on twining stems to 15 feet.

Growing Requirements:

Light shade to full sun, drought tolerant once established but grows best in well-drained soil.


Lilac Vine blooms from late winter through early spring with dense, cascading clusters of small pinkish purple flowers. It makes a good screen for fences, or for an impressive winter flower display on a trellis.

Where at Lotusland:

Hardenbergia screens the fence and frame each side of the visitor entrance gate.

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