$17.00

Sold in bundles of 5 plugs.

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Description

Sold in bundles of 5 plugs.

At a Glance: Climbing vine with bright orange flowers

Height: Up to 20ft
Leaves: most are opposite and oval shaped, but the leaf at the end of each twig is disk shaped with the flowers/berries coming out of it’s center
Fruit:
Red, not edible
Flowers: Bright orange trumpet shaped flowers filled with nectar

Appeal: Beautiful vine and flowers that attract hummingbirds.  Humans can enjoy the sweet nectar as well by sucking it out through the bottom of the flower.

Helpful Tips:  Plant in shady and moist area. Difficult to establish, plan for some loss in transplanting. Click HERE to determine your recommended planting density.

Ethnobotany: Nectar enjoyed by indigenous Americans

Sun/Shade Tolerance Hydrology Elevation Range
partial sun and shade 40%- 60%
mostly shady 60%-80%
full shade > 80%
moist
low elevation
mid elevation
Wildlife Value
Berries
Attractant for pollinators
Nectar for hummingbirds
Nectar for butterflies

References:

Pojar, Jim, and Andy MacKinnon. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Revised ed. Redmond, Wash.: B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Pub., 2004. Print.

“Sound Native Plants.” Sound Native Plants. Web. 31 Oct. 2014. www.soundnativeplants.com.