One of the popular members of the dogbane family, Apocynaceae, is the Mandevilla plant (Mandevilla spp.), tropical perennials with exotic and colorful flowers. With over 100 species, this gorgeous climbing vine
Jasminum Nudiflorum [JAZ-mih-num, noo-dee-FLOR-um] is a deciduous, slender shrub native to Northern China. However, it has been naturalized and widely cultivated in France and some parts of the United States.
With its unusual flowers, Aristolochia elegans makes an interesting addition to any room. Pronounced [a-ris-toh-LOH-kee-uh] [ELL-eh-ganz], Aristolochia elegans belongs to the Aristolochiaceae family of plants. It’s native to parts of
The lavender trumpet vine or Clytostoma callistegioides pronounced [kly-toh-STOH-muh kal-lis-steg-ee-OY-deez] belongs to the genus Clytostoma genus, which is part of the family Bignoniaceae. Other plants in the Bignoniaceae family include:
The Dutchman’s pipe the common name for Aristolochia macrophylla [a-ris-toh-LOH-kee-uh mak-roe-FILL-ah] is a climbing plant (trellis) with large leaves. If allowed Aristolochia will quickly cover the surface, it’s growing over. Dutchman’s
The Jasminum polyanthum [jaz-MIN-ee-uh pol-ee-ANTH-um] is a climbing shrub that produces fragrant white blooms. It’s a semi-deciduous evergreen vine (in some locations) native to Burma and China and suitable for
Jasminum grandiflorum [JAZ-mih-num gran-dih-FLOR-um] is a deciduous shrub, best suited for outdoor use. Jasminum are found throughout Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Many assume Jasminum grandiflorum with the common name
The Manettia is an evergreen perennial vine from South America that produces unusual, small bell-shaped flowers resemble candy corn. Manettia pronounced [man-ET-ee-uh] and is a genus with over 120 species.