Securigera varia
ROSY-FLOWERED CROWN VETCH, HIVE VINE
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, neutral to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, SW Asia-Middle East

Other Botanical Names: Coronilla varia

Other Common Names: Rose Vetch

 
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Securigera varia
ROSY-FLOWERED CROWN VETCH, HIVE VINE
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, neutral to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink & white

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: mid green

Ornamental Fruit: pod


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: moist temperate, dry temperate, cool areas

Ingestion dangers: bark, bulb, fruit, green fruit, leaves, roots, sap, seeds, stems (all)






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