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Combretum indicum

Combretum indicum

Synonym(s) Quisqualis indica
Common name Rangoon creeper; Chinese honeysuckle
Family combretaceae
Life cycle woody vine (Z9-11)
Flowers red
Size vine to 20'
Light sun-part shade

Tender evergreen vine native to tropical Asia, grown for its prolific fragrant flowers, which start out white and mature to pink or red. Leaves are opposite in arrangement. When happy, the vine grows vigorously, and needs a sturdy support. It is reportedly hardy in coastal Texas, although it may die back to the ground if temperatures drop too deep into the 20s.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: left fence border

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