Russian vine

Fallopia baldschuanica

Russian vine - Fallopia baldschuanica

Common Name: Russian vine
Genus: Fallopia
Species: baldschuanica

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 12.00 m (1200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 4.00 m (400 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: August & September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained



In August and September this woody deciduous climber is literally smothered with panicles of tiny funnel-shaped pink-tinged white flowers. Ideal for covering an unsightly structure or wall in sun or partial shade but plant with caution since it's extremely fast-growing and can end up choking everything in its path!

  • Garden care: Each year in early spring cut back to fit the available space