Also known as
Maidenhair Vine, Wire Vine, Mattress Vine, Australian Ivy, Australian Maidenhair Vine, Wire Plant, Lacy Wirevine
Starr 070906-8442 Muehlenbeckia complexa by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)
10 years to reach maturity
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Necklace Vine Overview
Muehlenbeckia complexa is a deciduous climbing species that produces slim, interlaced stems which bear small rounded/heart-shaped/oblong, dark green leaves. With a climbing or trailing habit - up to 4m in height - it makes a great houseplant! Flowers are non-showy, coloured green, and these appear in the summer and autumn. They are followed by shiny, white fruits. Outside, where it is warm enough, Muehlenbeckia complexa can be grown in a sheltered position of full sun or partial shade. It needs well-draining soil and will need support if growing as a climber. It is especially useful for covering banks and slopes. Among other names, it is also know as Necklace Vine and Australian Ivy.
How to propagate Necklace Vine
In summer, ideally with some bottom heat.
Special features of Necklace Vine
Other uses of Necklace Vine
Suitable for coastal conditions.