Solanum Wendlandii

Solanum wendlandii or Potato vine has beautiful deep purple flowers that become violet or lavender colored as they age. These flowers look very pretty over any support like a trellis or fence. This vin

Botanical Name - Solanum wendlandii

Common Name - Giant potato vine, Paradise flower

Additional Info

This vine has very hooked thorns that cut viciously if you get caught in it while handling it. The plant is poisonous and should not be ingested. Its fruit turns yellow when ready.

This plant is native to Costa Rica. It grows fast and it does not smother other plants in its vicinity. Regular watering is enough. It can be propagated through cuttings.