Plant Care Vine Lilac

Vine Lilac

Also known as

False Sarsaparilla, False Sarsaparilla, Coral-pea, Coral pea, False sarsaparilla, Purple coral pea, Happy wanderer, Native lilac, Waraburra, Vine lilac and Lilac vine


Hardenbergia violacea

How to care for Vine Lilac


How often to water your Vine Lilac

Water needs for Vine Lilac
0.5 cups
every 9

Vine Lilac needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Vine Lilac

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for False Sarsaparilla in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Vine Lilac: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Vine Lilac may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Vine Lilac

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Vine Lilac: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Vine Lilac after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Vine Lilac

Vine Lilac

Vine Lilac

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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