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Muehlenbeckia axillaris (Wire Vine)

Muehlenbeckia axillaris
Wire Vine

This plant's name comes from its winding, wiry stems that sprawl out making it an excellent groundcover - with the added bonus that it will help control erosion on sloping beds. Spring will bring delicate white flowers that mature into matching berries come fall. It can handle poor soil conditions so long as it is kept adiquately watered. It can also cope with limited foot traffic as an attactive filler for garden paths.

Plant Type Vine
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 1-2"
Spread 6-12"
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Ground Covers, Hanging Baskets, House Plant, Patio and Containers, Wall-Side Borders
Tolerance Rocky Soil
Soil Type
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
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