Flower Database

Potato vine

Basic information
Flower Name
Potato vine
Formal Name
Solanum laxum
Alias
蔓花茄子, poteto vine
Habitat
Brazil
Morph
Half-Hardy Evergreen shrub vine
Comment
Potato vine , scientific name:Solanum laxum, is a half-hardy evergreen shrubs of the Solanaceae department , of the Solanum genus native to Brazil.
In summer, it lets the slightly small white full of refreshing feels and a purple flower blooms to be able to climb all over fences. In star-shaped flower , the color of a flower varies from light purple to white with progress of the time. Vine length is 2 m. Small leaf is glazed and oval in shape. Nightshade is a thorn. It resembles to leadwort,however leadwort's floral is recessed in centerpiece.
Common name: potato vine , scientific name: Solanum laxum, Synonyms: Solanum jasminoides, also known as: potato climber , origin: Brazil, Height: 100 cm, flowering period: June-August, flower color: purple to white, flower diameter: 2 cm, vine length: 200 cm.
Detailed information
Order
Solanales
Family
Solanaceae
Genus
Solanum
Species
S. laxum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Blue, Violet, White
Season
Jun Jul Aug
Height
100  ~ 200  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 2