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Wood Vetch

Vicia sylvatica

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1m

Min

Flowering

Wood Vetch Overview

This species grows as a wild flower in Britain & Northern Europe. A clambering hairless perennial growing to 2m. The 5-20 white or pale lilac flowers are borne on a one-sided spike with purple veins in mid to late summer. May be found in open woods and coastal locations.

How to propagate Wood Vetch

Seed

Propagate from seeds.

Division

Perennial species by division in the autumn.

Other uses of Wood Vetch

Attracts butterflies