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Hardenbergia 'Happy Wanderer'

Hardenbergia violacea 'Happy Wanderer'

ORIGIN: Hardenbergia 'Happy Wanderer' is a selected form of Hardenbergia violacea which has very vigorous climbing habit. Applicant: ANBG, Canberra.

DESCRIPTION: Leaves are lanceolate in shape and plus/minus 8cm long when mature. They are a glossy green in colour. Leaves tend to be sparser with longer than normal internodal distances. The flowers are 10mm wide and are a rich violet-mauve in colour. They are borne profusely in racemes 9cm long that arise from the leaf axils. Flowers are said to be found from June to early spring.

CULITVATION NOTE: This cultivar is a useful plant for use on pergolas, trellisses or fences.

COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart 1966.

standard and keel: violet 86D.

eye of standard: yellow green 144C.

ACRA REFERENCES: ACC185, ACRA092, CBG7811625/8110938

PREVIOUS PUBLICATION: TASC Shrub of the Year, "Your Garden", March 1978.

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 20 March 1981