Solandra genus (Chalice vine). This genus consists of about 8 species of evergreen, woody stemmed, scrambling climbers. They are grown for their popular fragrant, large, trumpet-shaped flowers. The leaves are glossy and leathery.
Mexico, West Indies
Grown for their large, trumpet-shaped flowers.
These plants need a warm climate to thrive, they are susceptible to frost. Grow in a warmed greenhouse in cold area otherwise plant outdoors in full sun in fertile, well-drained soil. Tie to supports. Thin out crowded stems after flowering.
You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
Scale insects under glass could become a problem.
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