Flowers and leaves. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Plant . Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Common Name

Sweet Apple-berry, Love Fruit




Shrub or twiner to 3m tall or more.  Leaves alternating up the stems,1.8-6.5cm long, 2-10mm wide,  flat, hairless, the edges with short hairs.  Flowers pink to blue, mauve, or purple, tubular, with five lobes, in open groups at the tops of the stems.  Fruit green.

Differs from Billardiera versicolor in that the flowers are mauve to purple.

eFloraSA description (Billardiera cymosa): Billardiera_cymosa