General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 40 feet
Plant Spread: 10-20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Small, angled drupe
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners
Other: Suckers
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Rangoon Creeper
  • Drunken Sailor
  • Burma Creeper
  • Chinese Honeysuckle
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Combretum indicum
  • Synonym: Quisqualis indica
  • Synonym: Quisqualis pierrei

  • Posted by TxDragonfruit (Houston, Tx) on Oct 1, 2020 10:05 AM concerning plant:
    Rangoon creeper are available at Plants for All Season (249/Louetta)in Houston area. About $13 for a gallon pot so really inexpensive.
Plant Events from our members
piksihk On June 22, 2020 Bloomed
double and single bloom
piksihk On July 16, 2018 Bloomed
Double bloom plant! Near angel trumpet 'strawberry creme'
piksihk On June 6, 2018 Bloomed
in full bloom!
piksihk On April 2, 2018 Plant emerged
new growth - thought it may have died during freeze
piksihk On October 27, 2017 Bloomed
Loaded with fragrant blooms
piksihk On May 20, 2017 Bloomed
piksihk On September 12, 2016 Bloomed
it has gotten big - many blooms
piksihk On May 2, 2016 Bloomed
piksihk On October 5, 2015 Bloomed
it has been blooming since I got it;
piksihk On September 12, 2015 Obtained plant
Joshua's natives
piksihk On September 12, 2015 Transplanted
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Double blooming - Thai hybrid by piksihk Jul 31, 2019 2:13 PM 0

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