White Veined Dutchman's Pipe (Aristolochia fimbriata)

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Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 18-36 inches
Leaves: Other: Deciduous in northern zones
Flowers: Other: Attractive flowers usually hidden in foliage
Flower Color: Brown
Other: Purplish brown on yellow background
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Depth to plant seed: Barely cover
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Use fresh seed; transplant when rhizome begins to develop

Small bloom often hidden in foliage

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Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jul 15, 2018 4:01 PM

It's July in south Louisiana and I have flowers opening on my 1-year-old vine I started from seeds I got in a big swap in Jan. 2017. The plants stayed small and didn't flower last summer. This spring I put the plant that made it through unseasonable 21* temps here in zone 9 in a hanging basket. It got spider mites, so I cut it back to the soil and sprayed the area. It sent out pretty new leaves in June and got 12" long. Was I ever surprised to find a flower this morning and 3 other buds! The leaves are very ornate and the flower is small and quite mysterious looking.

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