Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Hardenbergia 'Happy Wanderer' is a selected form of Hardenbergia violacea which has very vigorous climbing habit. Applicant: ANBG, Canberra.
DESCRIPTION: Leaves are lanceolate in shape and plus/minus 8cm long when mature. They are a glossy green in colour. Leaves tend to be sparser with longer than normal internodal distances. The flowers are 10mm wide and are a rich violet-mauve in colour. They are borne profusely in racemes 9cm long that arise from the leaf axils. Flowers are said to be found from June to early spring.
CULITVATION NOTE: This cultivar is a useful plant for use on pergolas, trellisses or fences.
COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart 1966.
standard and keel: violet 86D.
eye of standard: yellow green 144C.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC185, ACRA092, CBG7811625/8110938
PREVIOUS PUBLICATION: TASC Shrub of the Year, "Your Garden", March 1978.
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 20 March 1981