Manettia cordifolia 'John Elsley'
|Just planted |
Herbaceous vine that returns from its winter dormancy in late spring. It is diminutive in leaf and wiry-stemmed, but can use its tiny tendrils to climb rapidly once it gets going. Popping red tubular flowers start in summer and keep on coming till winter arrives. Native to South America, attracts hummingbirds.
||vine to 8'
||well-drained soil, average moisture
In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border
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October 17, 2019