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Petrea volubilis

Phonetic Spelling
PET-tree-uh vol-OO-BIL-iss
Description

Queen's Wreath is a tropical vine in the verbena family.  It is semi-evergreen dropping leaves in colder climates.  It is highly drought and wind tolerant and moderately tolerant of salt making it a good choice for coastal landscapes.  This vine does need a support structure and looks great climbing over a fence or up a trellis.  

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Albaflora'
    White flowers
Tags:
#tropical#showy flowers#drought tolerant#salt tolerant#wind tolerant#fences#trellises#coastal areas#vertical spaces#malodorus
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Albaflora'
    White flowers
Tags:
#tropical#showy flowers#drought tolerant#salt tolerant#wind tolerant#fences#trellises#coastal areas#vertical spaces#malodorus
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Petrea
    Species:
    volubilis
    Family:
    Verbenaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Vine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    NC Region:
    Coastal
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Raceme
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
    Flower Description:
    Flowers throughout the year mostly from late winter through early summer purple petals and purple calyx.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Vertical Spaces