General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 25 feet to 40 feet
Plant Spread: 6 feet to 10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Rough texture of sandpaper.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Bluish-purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Queen's Wreath
  • Bluebird Vine
  • Purple Wreath
  • Sandpaper Vine
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Petrea volubilis
  • Synonym: Petrea racemosa
  • Synonym: Petrea subserrata
  • Synonym: Petrea volubilis var. alba

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