Calystegia - Plant

Calystegia hederacea ‘Flore Pleno’  
False Bindweed (Calystegia Hederacea 'Flore Pleno') soon forms a dense cover of flowers and foliage, even under bushes and hedges. The magnificent double pink flowers are especially striking. Its arrow-shaped leaves resemble the ivy leaf. A jewel in every garden. Needs to be kept under strict control.
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False Bindweed grows best in the ground. Prepare a suitable hole in a sandy, nutritious soil. Improve your soil by mixing in some compost or granulated cow manure. Plant the False Bindweed horizontally at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the roots should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. False Bindweed grows and flourishes in an area with complete sunshine.

False bindweed is a climbing plant

False bindweed (Calystegia hederacea 'Flore Pleno') is not only a fantastic ground cover plant, but the long, winding stems of this perennial can also climb. This requires a climbing support such as a trellis or fence. False bindweed also grows well in a flower pot or balcony planter.

The scientific name of Calystegia 'Flore Pleno' is 'hedereafolium referring to the ivy-like leaves that cover the ground quite well. The Calystegia originated in Japan and is also called Calystegia 'Flore Pleno Japanese or Japanese bindweed.

Water your False bindweed regularly to prevent the soil around the roots from drying out. Remove the faded flowers of the False bindweed (Calystegia hederacea ‘Flore Pleno’) regularly to encourage a second flowering. For abundant flowering, we recommend adding plant food along with water regularly during the summer.

False bindweed in the winter

False bindweed is sensitive to severe frost. Protect during winter by covering with a layer of fallen leaves or conifer branches. It is preferable to store False bindweed in a pot in a frost-free area. Too much moisture in the winter is not well-tolerated. Prune a few of the older stems completely in spring.


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Partial shade
Growth height: 10 cm

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