Jacquemontia pentanthos

skyblue jacquemontia, skyblue clustervine


wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: vine
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: with support, to 12 ft
Flower Color: flower color      blue
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Grow as a sprawling vine (will need to be tied to a fence or trellis) or used as a groundcover.
Propagation: Establish from seed or cuttings. Prune in late spring or early summer, after flowering has ceased. Heavy pruning in late summer could adversely affect fall/winter bloom.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)


wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Coastal hammocks esp. on dunes.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: