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Mascagnia macroptera, Butterfly pea vine, Yellow Orchid vine, Gallinita

Mascagnia macroptera

Butterfly pea vine, Yellow Orchid vine, Gallinita
Family: Malpighiaceae
Origin: Baja California
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallVine or creeper plantSemi-shadeShadeFull sunRegular waterYellow, orange flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Butterfly-shaped seeds. Repeat bloomer, attractive bright yellow. Evergreen vine that will easily train itself to a trellis or fence. If left unsupported, this plant will twine on itself to produce a mounding shrub or even a groundcover. This is fairly drought tolerant shrub, but looks much better with regular watering through the warm season.

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