Common name: Petticoat vine, New Guinea creeper

Native to: New Guinea

 

Tecomanthe petticoat (Tecomanthe venusta) vine is also called New Guinea creeper, forest bell creeper and New Guinea trumpet vine. The descriptive name of pink petticoat vine refers to the thickly decorated wiry stems that are coated with layers of the hot pink blooms. The plant is a fast growing evergreen vine with waxy leaves and thick flower clusters. 

Tecomanthe venusta

Ksh500.00Price
  • Native / exotic: Exotic

    Aspect: Full sun to light shade

    Flowers: No flowers

    Fragrance: None

    Foliage: Evergreen

    Growth habit: Climbing vine

    Hardiness: Hardy but not drought resistant, prefers humidity

    Height: Up to 6 metres

    Spread: Up to 3 metres

    Soil requirements: Prefers moist well-drained soils. Keep well mulched

    Uses: Unusual vine with show stopping flowers, grown on trellises, fences  or up trees.

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