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Aristolochia grandiflora

Pelican flower

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height8m to 11m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourWhite, purple
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Aristolochia grandiflora (Pelican flower). It will produce purple and green flowers about 15cm wide, they will bloom in summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Mexico, Panama, W.Indies

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Provide support.

Propagation

Spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mite and whitefly may be problematic.

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