PlantsMatelea→Purple Milkweed Vine (Matelea biflora)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial 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 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 1 to 2 feet
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Brown
Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Mystery plant. by texaskitty111 May 24, 2019 6:40 AM 8
Matelea and Rubus by texaskitty111 Jun 21, 2014 5:51 PM 14

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