Holboellia angustifolia DJHC 506 (Sausage Vine) syn. H. fargesii
Holboellia angustifolia DJHC 506 (Sausage Vine) syn. H. fargesiiFamily: Lardizabalaceae
Zone: 7 - 9
Natural Range: China
Soil: Moist, humus rich, well drained
Bloom Time: March to April
Attributes: Evergreen. Dark green palmate leaves with 5-6 leaflets. Dangling bell-shaped pale purple spring flowers. Large purple fruit.
Notes: In the wild this vine scrambles through trees and shrubs. The fruit tends to be well above your head, so collection can be difficult in the wild. In the mountains, grows up to about 2700 m in elevation.