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Aristolochia Elegans: How to Grow the Climbing Calico Flower
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Aristolochia Elegans: How to Grow the Climbing Calico Flower

With its unusual flowers, Aristolochia elegans makes an interesting addition to any room.Pronounced a-ris-toh-LOH-kee-uh ELL-eh-ganz , Aristolochia elegans belongs to the Aristolochiaceae family of plants.It’s native to parts of South America, including Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay, but cultivated all over the world.

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Growing Cobaea Scandens: How To Care For The Cup-and-Saucer Vine

The Cobaea scandens ko-BEE-uh SKAN-dens is a fast-growing vine with beautiful flowers.While technically a perennial, many choose to grow the Cobaea as an annual flowering plant vine.It comes from South America, and Mexico, where a Jesuit priest named Father Cobo discovered the plant.The vine is part of the Polemoniaceae family and goes several different common names, including:Cup-and-saucer vineCathedral BellsMonastery BellsMexican IvyThe climbing plants grow in gardens throughout the US Southwest, but also in enclosed areas, such as a greenhouse or conservatory.
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Aristolochia Elegans: How to Grow the Climbing Calico Flower

With its unusual flowers, Aristolochia elegans makes an interesting addition to any room.Pronounced a-ris-toh-LOH-kee-uh ELL-eh-ganz , Aristolochia elegans belongs to the Aristolochiaceae family of plants.It’s native to parts of South America, including Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay, but cultivated all over the world.
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Growing Candy Corn Plants: How To Care For Manettia

The Manettia is an evergreen perennial vine from South America that produces unusual, small bell-shaped flowers resemble candy corn.Manettia pronounced man-ET-ee-uh and is a genus with over 120 species.It belongs to the Rubiaceae family of flowering plants, which includes the Coffea plant (known for coffee beans).
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How To Get Rid Of Poison Ivy, Poison Sumac and Poison Oak

There are quite a few plants that can be harmful to people upon contact. The chemical found in these plants can cause skin inflammation, itching rashes, and blisters.The most common poisonous plants are:Poison IvyPoison OakPoison SumacThese plants can present a real danger to people who work or pursue recreation outdoors.
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Clematis Jackmanii Plant Care: How To Grow Jackman Clematis

Clematis jackmanii Klem’-a-tis, jak-MAN-ee-eye is a cultivar of the Clematis genus and part of the buttercup family Ranunculaceae.The vine was first introduced in 1862 as a modern large-flowered hybrid clematis plant to grow in the garden.This clematis vine (Clematis x jackmanii) is known for its deep purple flowers, which put on a beautiful display in the summer.
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Planting Clematis In Fall: Is Planting In Fall Smart?

Is it smart to plant Clematis in the fall? The answer is a qualified “Yes.”The only qualification of concern is with what kind of Clematis you plant, and in what climate you garden.Types Of ClematisThere are two types of Clematis:Those flowering in late spring or early summer on last year’s growthThe varieties flowering from midsummer into fall on growth made during the current year.
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Silver Lace Vine Care: Tips On Growing The Polygonum Aubertii

Polygonum Aubertii pol-ee-GO-num, oh-BER-ee-eye , alternatively known as Fallopia aubertii, Fallopia baldschuanica, and Polygonum baldschuanicum, is a fast-growing vine species of the family Polygonaceae, commonly known as the knotweed family.The flowering perennial vine species is native to western China and Russia, but has demonstrated invasive tendency and has also escaped cultivation in many other areas.
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How To Care For Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine

Ornamental sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas) makes an excellent addition to any garden. They do well in traditional flowerbeds, in landscaping and are wonderful container plants.They can also be kept as house plants. In this article, we will share some smart tips and information to help you grow these lively, colorful plants successfully in any setting.
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Firecracker Vine: How To Care And Grow The Ipomoea Lobata

Growing the firecracker vine (Ipomoea lobata), makes a relatively easy task.The plant does require quite a bit of attention when grown indoors and as such, you need to stay on your toes.Growing firecracker vines (not to be confused with the candy corn plant (Manettia) or candy corn vine) does not require tedious tasks but it requires a certain level of consistency.
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How To Care For Bleeding Heart Vine

Clerodendrum Thomsoniae (kler-oh-DEN-drum, tom-SON-ee-ay) is a flowering plant in the genus Clerodendrum and of the family: Lamiaceae but other references such as USDA place it in the verbenaceae family.The evergreen plant is indigenous to tropical West Africa from the west region of Cameroon to Senegal.
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