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Garlic vine  

Cydista aequinoctialis

'Garlic vine' is a plant in the Cydista genus with a scientific name of Cydista aequinoctialis. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Dark lavender. Garlic vine grows as a perennial and is a flower / ornamental. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally growing to a mature height of 2.44 metres (7.92 feet), Garlic vine grows with a vine habit.

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How to grow Garlic vine

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 9 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Keep in mind when planting that Garlic vine is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors.

See our list of companion Plants for Garlic vine to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Garlic vine from seed

Transplanting Garlic vine

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Garlic vine is a tender plant.

Common Garlic vine problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Garlic vine plants:

Other names for Garlic vine

Ajos sacha, False garlic

Bignonia alliacea, Pachyptera alliacea, Bignonia aequinoctialis, Mansoa alliacea, Pseudocalymma alliaceum

Misspellings: Cydista aequioctyalis

Garlic vine care instructions

How long does Garlic vine take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Garlic vine

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