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Rhodochiton atrosanguineus

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Phonetic Spelling
roh-doh-KY-ton at-ro-san-GWIN-ee-us
Description

Prefers light, well-drained soil; cold sensitive- do not plant until after danger of frost has past; protect from strong wind

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rhodochiton
    Species:
    atrosanguineus
    Family:
    Plantaginaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Southwest Mexico
    Climbing Method:
    Twining
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Vine
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Black
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long-lasting
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Bell
    Flower Description:
    Blackish purple, bell-shaped flowers mid-summer to fall; long-lasting
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No