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Norantea guianensis

Red Hot Poker Vine
Norantea guianensis

Code: 67850

Price: $29.95

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Family: Marcgraviaceae

Large vining shrub with thick glossy leaves. It produces long orange-red flower spikes with unusual nectar pouches, which attract small birds and hummingbirds. Blooms year round in the tropics. Climbs with the help of adventitious roots to 30 feet. Full sun. West Indies. Hardy to only 50F. The University of Hawai also has a couple of nice photos of it on the web at: Univ. of Hawaii Campus Plants.

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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
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
(W) Winter

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