Uses: The habit of the plant is scandent or scrambling and so space is needed against a wall or tied into a large pergola. Can also be grown scrambling through a tree
Climate/Position: A shady and well protected site is needed
Height/Spread: Up to 6 metres x 1.5metres
Soil Requirements: Free draining but moisture retentive sandy slightly acidic soil type for best results.
Pruning: Triming of scandent shoots for shaping in early spring.
Special Requirements: Does need protection from winter cold and wet so a sheltered location is strongly advisable to avoid disappointment.
Additional Interest: Introduced from Chile by Richard Pearce in 1862