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Purple Leaf
Akebia
Akebia


Description:

Akebia grows very quickly and can cover a large support structure in no time.  Best to be cut back every fall to keep it under control.  One of the best foliage vines.  

 

Common Name: Five Leaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine, Purple Leaf Akebia
Botanical Name: Akebia
Type: Semi-evergreen Perennial Vine
Soil Preference: This plant tolerates some drought and will grow in dry soils but prefers well-drained, loamy, sandy or clay soils with a pH of acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8-7.7)
Light Requirements: Full sun, partial sun, partial shade
Attributes: Fragrant, no insect or disease problems
Pests: None serious
Diseases: None serious
Care: Cut back every fall.  Fertilize with Holly-tone or a water-soluble acidic fertilizer.

Planting Instructions:  Perennials
Water & Fertilizer Schedule

 

Varieties:

This variety listing is for informational purposes only, it is not a catalog. 
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Akebia quinata
Purple Leaf Akebia, Five Leaf Akebia
zones 4-8a
 
Description:  Cascading whorls of five small leaves cover the support while small, chocolate-purple flowers fill the air with their fragrance.
Bloom Color: Purple and red
Bloom Time: April
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 20-40'
Spread: 20-40'
 

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