When I lived in London, I had a small garden, which I did nothing with. I was a renter and it was green so I left it alone. Except for one potted plant. I can’t explain what my attraction was, but in my ivy green walled grassy garden I had one plant that I purchased and it was a pole of Muehlenbeckia complexa. It was flowerless and green, green and more green….but I was kind of obsessed with that Muehlenbeckia. It was the only plant I cared for, for two years. I can’t explain it, I just loved the little leaves and the black wirey stems. I had kinda forgotten about this plant until I saw this picture this morning.
image from Mind the Gap
I.LOVE.THIS.COMBO. Muehlenbeckia, Dark Burgundy Petunias and what is that little white flower? I am desperate to know. And these cornucopia baskets hung with plain chain is so cool. So I think I am once again smitten with the odd little muehlenbeckia.
Check out these cool images of this Funky plant….
Image from la Pepiniere
This quirky plant will climb or mound or mat and it retains an airy frothiness that is unlike anything else. You can even mow it – which will result in a thickening of the stems.
image from Bakers Acres Greenhouse
Are you hooked now too? You can search for it as muehlenbekia but it is commonly also know as creeping wire vine or maidenhair vine, but if you decide to plant it, do be careful, it can become invasive under the right conditions.