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Adenocalymma comosum Adenocalymma comosum
Code: 90348
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(Syn.: Adenocalymna comosum, Bignonia comosa)

This rare evergreen climber produces large 2½ inch trumpet-shaped bright yellow flowers from March to August. It's a slow growing woody vine with glossy leathery compound leaves. Give fertile, rich, well-drained soil, part shade to full sun. Ideal for growing on an arch or wall. Hardiness is unknown. Probably needs protection from frost. Propagated by seed or air-layering. Native to Brazil. USDA zones 10 - 11. Bignoniaceae



Birthwort, Aristolochiaceae. From this fascinating genus come many of the most unusual flowers in the world, most of them difficult to describe to the uninitiated. From the side, the flowers often look like birds or dutchman's pipes. Head on, many look like large maroon or green pouches. For our catalog, we've chosen what we think are some of the best of the genus. For all the intricacies of their flowers, aristolochias have no flower petals, just one fancy calyx.

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Aristolochia elegans
Code: 67116
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Calico Flower

A beautiful small vine from Brazil, bearing many 4 inch rich purple-brown flowers which from the side look like the proverbial dutchman's pipe. Attractive 3 inch heart-shaped leaves, summer to fall bloom period. 27F. Aristolochiaceae


Aristolochia labiata Aristolochia labiata
Code: 67108
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Distinctive 6 inch flowers that look like pelicans from the side, shaded and netted purple and brown. Leaves are heart-shaped to 8 inches across. A unique and rare species. 32F. Aristolochiaceae


Clerodendrum thomsoniae Variegatum Clerodendrum thomsoniae 'Variegatum'
Code: 67462
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Variegated Bleeding Heart

Similar to the species, but with leaves beautifully variegated creamy white and pale green. A stunning foliage plant with added bonus of showy flowers. Lamiaceae


Clerodendrum x speciosum Clerodendrum x speciosum
Code: 67461
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This beautiful hybrid is noted for its long lasting rosy red bracts and bright red flowers. Deep green oval leaves. 32F. Lamiaceae


Dalechampia dioscoreifolia Dalechampia dioscoreifolia
Code: 67520
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(Dalechampia aristolochiifolia is probably the correct botanical name)
Purple Wings, Costa Rican Butterfly Vine, Bowtie Vine

Showy flowers with large striking iridescent purple bracts and a greenish-yellow button-like center. Small heart-shaped oval leaves on twining stems. Give full sun or partial shade, moderate moisture and well-drained soil. Blooms spring through fall. Native from Costa Rica to Peru. USDA zones 9 - 10. Euphorbiaceae


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