Synonyms: Sarcostemma clausum
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 20-30 ft
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: brown
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Trellis or fence
Considerations: This is an extremely aggressive vine. It can grow into mats that cover shrubs and small trees.
Propagation: Seeds or cuttings.
Soil pH Range: alkaline to mildly acidic
Host plant for monarch (Danaus plexippus), queen (Danaus gilippus), and soldier (Danaus eresimu) butterflies
Native Habitats: Moist sites such as edges of wetlands.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: