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Oxera pulchella, Royal Creeper

Oxera pulchella

Royal Creeper
Family: Lamiaceae   (Formerly:Verbenaceae)
Origin: New Caledonia
Vine or creeperFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Splendid tender, evergreen, woody vine with leathery leaves. Beautiful thick bluntly ovate leaves on twining stems which reach 8-10ft or more, large clusters of white Azalea shaped pendant bells with a hint of cream yellow. Extremely delicate and pretty climber. It needs a sunny position, and fertile light soil. Hardy to 30F for a short period of time. Reduce water after flowering. Winter bloomer.

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