potato tree


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Noun1.potato tree - South American shrub or small tree widely cultivated in the tropics; not a true potato
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.potato tree - hardy climbing shrub of Chile grown as an ornamental for its fragrant flowers; not a true potato
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Another winner is the Chilean potato tree, which is covered with a mass of blue-purple or white flowers from mid-summer until the frosts.
Adorning a doorway with a Chilean potato tree (Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin'), with purpleblue flowers lasting until autumn, or an ornamental vine, which provides a spectacular red autumn finale.
Make a doorway inviting by adorning it with a Chilean potato tree (Solanum crispum "Glasnevin"), whose purple-blue flowers last from summer to autumn, or an ornamental vine, which will provide a spectacular red foliage finale in autumn.