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Name: Rod Woods
New Braunfels Texas (Zone 8b)
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rpccompostyahoocom
Jun 21, 2015 3:51 PM CST
Does anyone have any info on a Mexican love vine?
Rod Woods
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jun 21, 2015 4:21 PM CST
Hi Rod, Welcome!

I'm not sure if this is the plant you are referring to but I believe some call it Mexican Flame Vine:

Mexican Flame Vine (Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides)
Mexican Flame Vine (Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides 'Sao Paulo')
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 21, 2015 4:32 PM CST
And if it's that one, I have it.
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Name: Sandi
Austin, Tx (Zone 8b)
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Bubbles
Jun 22, 2015 9:27 AM CST
Welcome, Rod! If it is Mexican Flame vine, I've had it. It isn't really hardy here, but with protection it would probably come back for you. I just thought it will would be okay with heavy mulch, but it died during a particularly cold winter here in Austin.
I found mine at a little stall coming out of Laredo. You might check at Green Gate in Seguin. They carry quite a few flowering vines.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jun 22, 2015 10:07 AM CST
A former neighbor of mine used to grow the Mexican Flame Vine here in central Fla. too and it was so beautiful! It's definitely a hummingbird and butterfly magnet but then one winter we had consecutive hard freezes and her gorgeous plants all died.
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