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Dalechampia dioscoreifolia

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



Code: 67520

Price: $10.95


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Family: Euphorbiaceae

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.

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Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
conditions
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
plant
(W) Winter
flowering


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