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Periploca graeca, Silk vine

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Periploca graeca

Silk vine
Family: Apocynaceae   (Formerly:Asclepiadaceae)
Subfamily: Periplocoideae
Origin: Southeastern Europe, Western Asia
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterUnusual colorEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.DeciduousPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Deciduous climber for arches and fences having ill-scented but interesting flowers. Milkweed-like pod containing seeds on feathers.


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