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Actinidia kolomikta 'September Sun'


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

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Vine

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Open spaces in mixed deciduous and coniferous forests in mountains.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

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