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Antigonon leptopus

Coral vine

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height8m to 12m
  • Spread1.2m to 1.5m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Antigonon leptopus (Coral vine). This is an fast growing evergreen climbing vine with elegant sprays of pink-coral pink flowers blooming in clusters in the summer and lasting into autumn. In frost-free areas, the blooms may be year-round.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Evergreen, Vine

Origin

Mexico

Interest and use

Privacy, climbing, ornamental.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Will do well in any fertile, well drained soil as long as it's a sunny spot. Water generously in the growing season and sparingly at other times. Provide support and thin out congested growth in the early spring.

Propagation

Seeds can be sown indoors year-round with moderate to warm temperatures.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mite and white flies may be a problem in a green house.

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