Hawaiian Bells (Stictocardia beraviensis)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Hawaiian Bells
Give a thumbs up Hawaiian Sunset Vine

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Soft, pubescent (fuzzy) usually 5 to 6 inches in width but will grow 10 to 12 inches if grown in shade.
Fruit: Showy
Other: Capsule @ 1 inch in length.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Multi-Color: Sunset colors of Crimson-pink with yellow throat and dark pink stripes
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Blooms sporadically year round with profuse flushes in March, June, September and December
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners
Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Unfortunately I lost this vine winter 2012/13, I just loved it !

Comments:
Posted by Dutchlady1 (Sunny Naples, Florida - Zone 10a) on Oct 23, 2011 7:19 PM

This is one of the most vigorously growing vines I have ever encountered and I eventually had to get rid of it. In the rainy season/hot summer months in Florida it was growing as much as 3 ft a day and was threatening to take over the world. If you can contain it, it is well worth having since the flowers are beautiful.

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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On March 27, 2018 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
They didn't make it;
piksihk On November 30, 2016 Obtained plant
two rooted cuttings;
piksihk On January 31, 2016 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
didn't survive transplanted
piksihk On January 3, 2016 Obtained plant
plantladylin On September 3, 2015 Obtained plant
Purchased from Brushwood Nursery, received small, healthy plant on 9/3/2015.
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