Honolulu Creeper

SKU: MYBG-HOCR
filler
Rs.350
Pot size: 5"

Genus

Antigonan

Water Requirement

Daily

Flower Color

Pink

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Flowering Season

All Seasons

Size

Medium

With Pots

Yes

Sunlight Requirement

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Use

Balcony,Hanging,Low Maintenance,Outdoor

Product Description

Mexican Coral Vine or Antigonon leptopus is a vigorous perennial climber, known for its dense green foliage and small delicate lantern shaped flower in long trailing lovely sprays.Coral vine will grow in virtually any kind of soil in full sun.

Antigonon leptopus

Family

Polygonaceae

Origin

Mexico

Description

Mexican Coral Vine or Antigonon leptopus is a vigorous perennial climber, known for its dense green foliage and small delicate lantern shaped flower in long trailing lovely sprays. The plant has large tuberous roots and several ascending branches of 30-40 feet length. Flowers are bright pink, fragrant, produced as cascading racemes, attractive to bees and butterflies. Each flower has 5 petals with entire margin with acute tips, 8 stamens and 3 styles and stigmas. The flowers will turn dull pink and eventually brown as they age. It flowers in all seasons except for a short period during monsoon.Stems are slender, climbing onto other vegetation via tendrils that are borne on leaf axils. .

Environment

Coral vine will grow in virtually any kind of soil in full sun. . Mexican Coral Vine grow on well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates drought when established but appreciates moisture during growing season.

Coral vine generally doesn't need fertilizer because the growth is rampant enough without additional nitrogen. For container plants, if you want more vigorous growth, apply a general-purpose, water-soluble fertilizer such as 20-20-20 in early summer

Keep an eye on coral vine in a warm climate. It may need repeated cutting back during its growing season to keep it under control

Landscape Use

Annual vine for trellises, arbors or fences. Containers. Greenhouses.

Flowering plants need access to bright sunlight to remain healthy and blooming. An easy facing balcony is the best place for the plants in Indian conditions. Try keeping them in bright sunlight but also where they get a little cover from the harsh afternoon sun. Some plants which are a little tender tend to burn due to the same.

Plants with thin leaves need daily watering and ones with thick leaves need watering 3-4 times a week. This will also depend on the season. Generally during the blooming period, plants love a lot of water. Try keeping the soil moist. During winters it is better to cut back on watering.

Keep the plants in a well drained soil with a drainage hole at the bottom. This will help to avoid over watering. Take care as to not leave stagnant water on top of the soil. Fertilise the plant once in 2-3 weeks during its blooming period. Do not fertilise it in winters.

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