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Bluebell creeper

Billardiera spp.

Billardiera sericophora 8983 by Melburnian (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bluebell creeper Overview

Billardiera is a genus containing around 22 evergreen, woody climbing shrub and vine species in the Pittosporaceae family. They are endemic to Australia and the species Billardiera heterophylla is commonly cultivated, it also goes by the name Bluebell Creeper. Foliage is leathery and arranged alternately and 5-petalled, bell-shaped flowers are either solitary or borne in clusters. They are most frequently grown for their ornamental fruits, which range in colour from red-green to deep purple or vibrant red.

Common problems with Bluebell creeper

How to propagate Bluebell creeper


You can propagate from seeds in the spring or softwood or greenwood cuttings in late spring to early summer.


Special features of Bluebell creeper

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Bluebell creeper

Grown for their attractive, blue flowers.