What Are Billardieras – A Guide To Growing Billardiera Plants

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What Are Billardieras – A Guide To Growing Billardiera Plants

By Liz Baessler What are billardieras? Billardiera is a genus of plants that contains at least 54 different species. These plants are native to Australia, almost all of them confined to the southwest part of Western Australia. Keep reading to learn more about popular types of billardiera plants and how to grow billardieras in the garden. Billardiera Information While there are many types of billardiera plants, there are a couple that are favorites of gardeners and earn extra attention. An especially popular one is Billardiera longiflora, also known as appleberry and climbing blueberry. An evergreen vine, it is hardy in USDA zones 8a to 10b. It can reach 8 feet (2.5 m.) in length. In late spring to early summer, it produces flowers that can come in a variety of colors, including white, yellow, green, purple, and pink. Arguably, its most interesting aspect, and the one that earns it its

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