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Quisqualis indica

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Rangoon Creeper is part of the Quisqualis genus. Its scientific name is Quisqualis indica.

Freely branching perennial climber, erect and shrub-like when young. In summer and autumn bears slender-tubed, fragrant flowers.2

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   CG Red and   Carnation pink and   Antique white. Leaves appear approximately as a   Grade 1 Paint Green

Rangoon Creeper grows as a perennial and is a flowering ornamental / flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater).

Rangoon Creeper is known for its climbing habit and growing to a height of approximately 4.27 metres (13.87 feet). This plant tends to bloom in late spring.

Try planting Rangoon Creeper if you'd like to attract butterflies and birds to your garden.

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

How to grow Rangoon Creeper

  • Partial Sun

  • Dappled Sun

  • Medium

This plant needs support from a fence or trellis. It will freeze back when temperatures drop to 20 degrees F. However, it will come back when temperatures stabilize and is deer resistant.1

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun / dappled sun and remember to water moderately. The USDA Zones typically associated with Rangoon Creeper are Zone 9 and Zone 11. Rangoon Creeper tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 5.1 and 6.5 meaning it does best in weakly acidic soil. Keep in mind when planting that Rangoon Creeper is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

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

Growing Rangoon Creeper from seed

Transplanting Rangoon Creeper

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

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Rangoon Creeper Etymology

The genus name Quisqualis means “what is this”.3

Other names for Rangoon Creeper

Chinese honeysuckle, Quiscual, Drunken Sailor

Quisqualis indica L.


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