This 15- to 20-ft. vine not only smells like dessert, it also produces loads of lovely, lilac purple flowers from May through June. Hardy in Zones 4-9, Chocolate Vine bears unique, leathery leaves that grow in attractive clusters and are evergreen in milder climates. Can be used as a climber on arbors, trellises and fences or as a lush ground cover. Large, edible seedpods ripen in early autumn and taste like tapioca pudding! Prefers full sun to partial shade. Ships in 4" pot. Zones 4-10. Akebia quintata 'Silver Bells'
We ship this item in Fall.
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When will my order ship?
Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:
*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.
|2017 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|Zone||All Other Perennials & Potted Plants|
|1A-4B||5/1/17 - 6/5/17|
|5A||4/3/17 - 6/5/17|
|5B||3/20/17 - 6/5/17|
|6A & 6B||3/6/17 - 6/5/17|
|7A & 7B||2/27/17 - 6/5/17|
|8A & 8B||2/20/17 - 5/15/17|
|9A - 10B||2/13/17 - 5/15/17|
|Last Order Date||Zones 1-7: June 9th, 2017
Zones 8-10: May 19th, 2017