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Norantea guianensis, Red Hot Poker Vine

Norantea guianensis

Red Hot Poker Vine
Family: Marcgraviaceae
Origin: West Indies
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Large vining shrub with thick glossy leaves. The most prominent part of the inflorescense of Norantea guianensis is not made up of flowers, but of the very attractive red nectaries. The actual flowers are very small.

Norantea guianensis, Red Hot Poker Vine

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