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Podranea ricasoliana

   (Family: Bignoniaceae)
   
English: Port St Johns Creeper, Port St Johns-klimop, Pink Trumpet Vine  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Climber
Spread: 3 - 10m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Frost Tolerant (light)
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred position:
Full Sun
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Pink
Flower shape
 
  Polinator
  carpenter bees, Xylocopa species
  Flower info
  Large bunches of fragrant lilac-pink, trumpet-shaped, foxglove-like flowers
 
 
Leaf texture Smooth
Bark / Stem type
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  The leaves are compound and a deep glossy green
 
 
Fruit type EDIT
Sow seeds in
 
 
Seed colour
Brown
  Seed info EDIT
  The fruit is a long, narrow, straight, flattened capsule
 
 
Description EDIT
Growing EDIT
Podranea ricasoliana is fast-growing and easy in cultivation. It does best in full sun, in nutrient-rich, well-drained soil and benefits greatly from regular applications of well-rotted compost and plenty of water in summer.
Distribution EDIT
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