This hard to find evergreen also known as Sollya heterophylla, is a tender, climbing plant from Australia. It has thin, woody, twining stems that are covered with both narrow, lance-shaped to oblong leaves and divided leaves. Their pretty blue flowers are shaped like little bells. Australian Bluebell flowers in pendent clusters in or throughout spring and summer but, the best show is during spring and summertime. In the mild climates, they may be cultivated outdoors as a vine or ground cover.
Sollyas grow about 6 feet tall. They are good for growing in greenhouses that have a minimum winter temperature of 45 degrees. You can plant them in pots and train them to stakes, or you can place them in a prepared bed of soil to cover the wall or pillars of the greenhouse or tropical sun room.
Sun or part shade, reasonably well drained soil, moderate to occasional watering when established. Hardy to 15-20oF.