Actinidia 'September Sun' has spring leaves emerging purple and green then developing dramatic splashes of soft pink and cream.
Actinidia kolomikta 'September Sun' is a colourful Arctic kiwi that makes an intriguingly lush garden backdrop. The spring leaves emerge purple and green then develop dramatic splashes of soft pink and cream. Long blooming, fragrant flowers will provide good crops of large, sweet, flavourful fruit. Requires a pollinator such as 'Pasha'. Attracts butterflies. Provide at least half a day of sun.
Common Name: Female Arctic Kiwi
Family: Actinidiaceae (The Actinidia Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Open spaces in mixed deciduous and coniferous forests in mountains.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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