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Dutchman's pipe vine 'Aristolochia fimbriata'    

Aristolochia littoralis

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Belonging to the Aristolochia genus (Aristolochia littoralis 'Aristolochia fimbriata'), Aristolochia fimbriata is a variety of Dutchman's pipe vine. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Brown and   Pastel yellow. The mature flowers are of a Single form. Leaves appear approximately as a   Celadon Green colour.

Deciduous groundcover having blue-green leaves that are accentuated by silver veining. Produces small yellow and brown flowers that resemble miniature elephant trunks and are produces along the stem all summer long. In winter the stems retreat back to the base so there are no invasive problems with this gem. Pipevine butterfly larvae adore this plant as a food resource and will devour it in no time. Since it easily grows from seed, just grow more of it to have more butterflies.1

This variety is a Ornamental that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally reaching to a mature height of 5.94 feet (1.83 metres), Aristolochia fimbriata grows with a ground cover-like growth habit. This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

Argentina is believed to be where Aristolochia fimbriata originates from.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Aristolochia fimbriata Dutchman's pipe vine is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Aristolochia fimbriata have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Aristolochia fimbriata

  • Dappled Sun

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys dappled sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Aristolochia fimbriata is thought of as half hardy, so it will need protecting in periods of cold weather. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Aristolochia fimbriata are Zone 7 and Zone 9.

Growing Aristolochia fimbriata from seed

Transplanting Aristolochia fimbriata

As Aristolochia fimbriata is half hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Aristolochia fimbriata

Other Names for Dutchman's pipe vine 'Aristolochia fimbriata'

Fringed Dutchman’s Pipe



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