Potato vine

Solanum laxum

  • Potato vine
  • Potato vine
  • Potato vine
  • Potato vine
  • Flower name
    Potato vine
  • Scientific name
    Solanum laxum
  • Alias蔓花茄子, ヤマホロシ, ソケイモドキ, poteto vine
  • Place of originBrazil
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Potato vine

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.


  • Order
    Solanales
  • Family
    Solanaceae
  • Genus
    Solanum
  • Species
    S. laxum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Oval
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHalf-Hardy Evergreen shrub vine
  • Flower colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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