Akebia Quinata, also known as 'chocolate vine', is a stunning semi-evergreen climber that produces a mass of maroon flowers in spring, these hang down like pendants. Being quite fragrant, it is worth planting near to a walkway or pergola to appreciate the aroma of these beautiful flowers.
At a glance:
Semi evergreen foliage
Pendant flowers appear in spring
Full sun/partial shade
Well drained fertile soil
Will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m over 5-10 years