Solanum seaforthia Brazilian Nightshade 10 seeds
Seeds from Solanum seaforthia St Vincent Lilac Brazilian Nightshade an evergreen twining vine that can reach over 20 ft in length. It blooms during warm months with drooping 6 in clusters of star shaped blue purple, pink or white 1 in flowers. The flowers have prominent yellow anthers. The showy panicles of flowers are followed by small but also showy red berries that are attractive to birds. A native to tropical South America. It grows best in moist, well drained, fertile soil. Sun in the morning and partial shade in the hot afternoon is ideal for this vine. Many of the nightshades are poisonous if ingested. Presumably the fruits, leaves and flowers of Brazilian nightshade are too. Hardy in zones 8B to 11.