The plant is a vine. It climbs the structure that it comes in touch with. Many people create an arch in their garden of metal or wood and allow it to climb it. Once it totally envelops it, the whole structure starts to look green and full of flowers. It’s very soothing to the eyes. The leaves of this plant are small and green. The stem is soft in the first few years. Then it starts to harden and becomes brown and strong. Thorns also come in the stem. The plant keeps on growing every year.
Green leaves. Red, pink and white mix flowers.
|Pot size||5 inches|
|PLant height||0.5 feet|
|Plant spread||0.5 feet|
Plant care best practices
The plant is a very hardy plant which can survive almost any condition. It can take full sunlight and still grow with proper water and fertilizers. This can be planted in full sun in the garden and also in the shade. The requirement of the plant is in the form of structure to climb on. It needs a good amount of sunlight every day to make sure that it has sufficient energy to grow. The plant does require a good amount of water and once every week the plant can be watered with almost 1 inch of water. As its placed in a pit, a small depression can be made around the plant stem and water poured in that. A plant of the warm climate, it survives in heavy winters as well. The fertilizer needs are not much and can live with a minimum amount every month.
Once received, open the box and water the plant slightly. Keep it in an airy place. Do repotting only after a week or so
Planting medium needs
They can grow in almost all soil conditions. A well mixed soil with organic material is always good.
Once every week with 1 inch of water
Once every month. Insert the tablet inside the soil in the bottom of the pond. Make sure that it is not directly mixed in water.
Insects : The insects might attack the plant. Use neem oil during this phase.
Falling leaves : The water might be less for the plant. Give sufficient water.
It can grow to up to 40 feet in length and cover the entire support structure with it.