Kolomikta Vine

Actinidia kolomikta

Kolomikta Vine - Actinidia kolomikta

Common Name: Kolomikta Vine
Genus: Actinidia
Species: kolomikta

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 5.00 m (500 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 4.00 m (400 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Green, Pink, WhiteFlowering Period: June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

    A striking deciduous climber grown mainly for its heart-shaped deeply veined leaves which have splashes of pink and white on the tips as if they've been dipped in paint. The flowers which appear in early summer are white and fragrant. This unusual overlapping foliage looks marvellous on a sunny protected wall. The variegation appears mostly on the upper-most sections of the plant and is often not apparent on young plants.

  • Garden care: Plant in a sheltered spot. Tie the main stems on to a series of horizontal galvanised wires. In early spring remove any crossing diseased or overcrowded stems.