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Tropical Vines

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Exquisite and hard to find, We are happy to include this array of wonderful tropical vines. The vines offered are semi-tropical to tropical and found throughout the Pacific Islands, Caribbean, Asia and South America. Most tropical vines are grown in partial shade and can climb to great heights in their natural habitat. We recommend that they be grown outdoors in partial shade / shade in the Spring / Summer months and brought indoors for Fall and Winter months. All vines can be grown as container plants. Vines require good draining soil; yet kept on the moist side, A fertilizer high in Phosphorus should be used in Spring to promote bud and flowering in the Summer / Fall.


Marsdenia Floribunda "Stephanotis Vine"
# SV-01



$ 16.95
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Known as the Hawaiian Wedding flower, Which is traditionally used in bridal bouquets and haku's. Tubular waxy creamy white flowers are 3" long and emit an intoxicating, unforgettable sweet fragrance. Plants can be trained as a climbing bush or vine and flowers many times a year with an established watering and fertilizing program.
Full to partial sun.


Strongylon Macrobotrys "Jade Vine"
# JV-02



$ 27.95
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Flowers have a beautiful seagreen color that is almost beyond description. The bloom is a pendant, clustered birds beak like inflorescence up to 4 1/2 ft. long and puts on a spectacular show when in bloom. This Philippine Native is often used in Lei making. Can be grown indoors. Rare Tropical Vine.


Argyreia "Baby Woodrose Vine" (Pilikai)
# WV-03



$ 14.95
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The lavender flowered vine with soft woolly leaves is so named for it's light brown fruiting capsules which resembles a wooden rose. The dried woody pod is popular in floral arrangements and will last for years. Vines can reach 10' or more in one season. A tropical native with tuberous roots.


Impomea Horsfalliae "Prince Kuhio Vine"
# KV-04



$ 14.95
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A west Indies native, but popularly named after Prince Kuhio of Hawaii who grew and loved this plant on his Waikiki property. It bears mass clusters of brilliant florescent red tubular flowers with filaments. Flowers in late winter when all other vines are dormant. Outstanding vine for trellises and fences. Will take some cool temperatures to the 40's.


Thunbergia Mysorensis "Acanthus Family"
# TM-05



$ 16.95
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One of the most popular vines in the world; and rightly so. Spectacular long chains of yawning red and yellow flowers hang from this tropical looking vigorous twining vine. Its foliage is dark green, heavily veined. Excellent for arbors or trained along roof supports where hanging clusters of spectacular flowers may be admired at eye level. Successful outdoors in both Sub-tropical and tropical climates. Temperatures to low 40's.


Telosum Cordata "Pakalana Vine"
# PLV-06



$ 19.95
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There is no mistaking this vine with heart shaped leaves and small green flowers/yellow throat in many clumps along its slender vine. It's fragrance is said to be the most perfumed among local hawaiians, who cherish it's scent which women adorn in their hair. Can be grown in a hanging basket or trellis supported. Medium growth, will withstand temps to low 40's. Very hard to find!


Antigonon Leptopus "Coral Vine"
# AV-01



$ 13.95
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Free flowering clusters of shocking pink flowers grace this climbing vine native to Mexico and Central America these vines are quite hardy and will take a light frost, can grow in a wide range of soils. A fast growing vine.
(container grown in 3-3/4" pots).


Solandra Maxima "Cup of Gold Vine"
# COG-02



$ 11.95
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Large golden yellow 6" to 8" flowers with distinct brownish purple stripes radiating out from the center creating and almost star like center. They are grown as ornamentals in climates from temperate to tropical, fast growing to 10' in one season, prune to produce lateral branching for more flowers.
(container grown in 3-3/4" pots).


Pyrostegia Venusta "Hua Pala"
# HPV-05



$ 13.95
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An evergreen climber which is native to South America is conspicuous during Dec-Mar. for it's clusters of pendant bright-orange 3" tubular flowers with 5" long lobes which curl back to reveal it's stamens. In Hawaii superstitious people will not plant the hua pala near their front door of there home, as in this location it's supposed to cause bad luck with their sweethearts. A spectacular display of color! Hardy to 35 F.


Strictocardia Campanulata
# SCV-06



$ 15.95
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Outstanding and rare slender stemmed vine with fuzzy heart shaped leaves, which is native to tropical Africa, it's 2" tubular shaped flowers are large showy red-orange with a white and red stripped throat. Hardy to 32'F. Excellent for container, trellis or hanging baskets. Trim to keep in shape. An all time favourite of ours!


Thunbergia Grandiflora "Blue Sky Flower"
# TGSF-01



$ 14.95
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Originally from India, it's probably the most striking blue flowered vine in the world, with a robust and twining habit producing long hanging clusters of 3" sky blue funnel shaped flowers from fall through spring, displayed throughout it's dense deep green foliage. Can be trellised or arbored to create a spectacular sight! Hardy to freezing.


Thunbergia Grandiflora "Alba"
# TGA-02



$ 15.95
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Gorgeous white funnel shaped flowers with yellow centers adorn this relative of the famous blue sky flower, same growing habit as it's cousin, and just as vigorous. Rare and hard to find!


Aristolochia Ringens "Dutch Pipe"
# ADP-03



$ 11.95
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Distinctive yet unusual, this great vine produces pelican like flowers netted purple and brown it's leaves are light green and heart shaped. A spectacular show when in bloom! Does tend to have a very strange odor from the flowers. Very showy!


Mucuna Bennetti"Red Jade Vine"
# RJV-03



$ 29.95
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Amazing long cascading clusters of brilliant red flowers chained together to form a 3' to 4' long raceme of splendour. It's much rarer than it's distant cousin (blue jade vine) but is very popular in gardens that accommodate this vine. Origin is New Guinea but flourishes in tropical to semi tropical regions as well. A must for the serious collector!


Quisqualis Indica "Rangoon Creeper"
# QRC-22



$ 19.95
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An extremely beautiful shrubby vine with pale-pink to deep crimson star shaped flowers that are borne in tight clusters, covering the entire plant when in full bloom. It's scent is unforgettable and very hard to pin point it's exact scent, but we would have to say' sweet, fruity and intoxicating! Grows best at temperatures of 40 degrees and above. Fairly hardy, One of our favorites for fragrance!



       



Aloha Tropicals
P.O. Box 6042,  Oceanside, CA 92052
Phone: (760) 631-2880
Fax: (760) 631-2880
Email: alohatrop@aol.com

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