Creeping Wire Vine (Muehlenbeckia axillaris)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 36 inches
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile

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Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Mar 9, 2018 8:43 PM

This tropical, low, evergreen groundcover plant comes from eastern Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand. It is sold by Proven Winners and some other annual plant nurseries as an annual in the northern US and Canada; best for hanging over in pots and containers.

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Ornamental (evergreen?) shrub with small, round, dark-green leaves by bio Jul 24, 2018 2:19 PM 5

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