(Vigna caracalla) Grown by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello. Originally discovered growing in Caracas, Venezuela. Beautiful spiral-shaped pale purple flowers with cream and yellow markings, very fragrant. Vines in tropical regions can reach 20’. Can be successfully grown in pots with adequate support. Very easy to overwinter indoors with numerous blooms the second season. Tender vine grown as a perennial in the South and an annual in the North.
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