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Strongylodon macrobotrys, Turquoise Jade Vine, Blue Jade Vine

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Strongylodon macrobotrys
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Turquoise Jade Vine, Blue Jade Vine
Origin: Philippines
Vine or creeperFull sunRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersUnusual color

Flowers have a beautiful seagreen/turquoise color that is almost beyond description. This color is extremely rare in the plant world. 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. Often used in Lei making. Can be grown indoors. The hue is probably the rarest in the world of flowers. A vigorous grower once established, it can reach 30-40 ft tall, but is perfect for a pergola where the blooming clusters can hang down. Specimen vine. Blooming season: winter-spring. Cannot stand hard freeze or drought. Grows best in Zones 9-11. Young leaves had very dark, almost black color. As the leaf matures, it turns deep green.





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Strongylodon macrobotrys - Jade vine

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Jade vine - this is a flower you need to see to appreciate!...  more
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Strophanthus bovinii, Wood Shaving Flower

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Strophanthus bovinii
Family: Apocynaceae
Wood Shaving Flower
Origin: Madagaskar
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxic

Very unusual strophanthus with orange-brown flowers that look like carved out of wood with petals curled like a wooden shavings. This flower is very unique, looking almost artificial. Bright orange twisted petals with yellow margins indeed look like fancy wood shavings. Very rare plant in cultivation, and hard to propagate. Spectacular eye stopper, it is in bloom 2-3 times a year! Drought tolerant, takes both full sun or shade. Compact shrub in container, can be trained into a small tree. Leaves are leathery and dark green with white veins, and light green when young.





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Strophanthus caudatus, Echites caudatus, Strophanthus dichotomus , Medusa Gorgona, Red Rapunzel, Twisted Cord Flower

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Strophanthus caudatus, Echites caudatus, Strophanthus dichotomus
Family: Apocynaceae
Medusa Gorgona, Red Rapunzel, Twisted Cord Flower
Origin: Tropical Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Long red tendrils twisting off each flower petal are the defining feature of this tropical Asian climber. The white star-shaped flowers have red striping that leads into the exotic tendrils. This summer bloomer produces clusters of flowers that arrive on and off over several weeks, and as new growth continues, the blooming cycle is repeated. Its stiff rambling stems need support yet with some staking and some encouragement it makes a beautiful specimen.





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Strophanthus gratus, Climbing oleander, Cream Fruit, Rose allamanda

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Strophanthus gratus
Family: Apocynaceae
Climbing oleander, Cream Fruit, Rose allamanda
Origin: West Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

An accessory to your garden. This climbing vine has umbels of soft pink flowers with a burgundy throat. The leaves are shiny and smooth and the blossoms smell like roses. Keep moist, prefers a fertile, humus-rich soil, needs good drainage

Propagation: Softwood cuttings or seeds.





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Strophanthus gratus - Climbing Oleander

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Climbing oleander, Cream Fruit - Rose-like fragrance...  more
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Strophanthus preussii, Medusa-Flower, Poison Arrow Vine, Spider Tresses, Poison Dart Vine

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Strophanthus preussii
Family: Apocynaceae
Medusa-Flower, Poison Arrow Vine, Spider Tresses, Poison Dart Vine
Origin: Tropical West Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersFragrantDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

A curious flower! Wild and unusual floral display arrives from late spring to fall on this shrubby vine. Clusters of cream-colored flowers bedecked with long, curly streamers and a rust-tinted throat. Occurring off-and-on throughout the year, flowering is heaviest in spring and summer. The faintly fragrant flowers are short trumpets with five curled petals that are very light pink (aging to creamy light yellow) with a reddish brown base. The tips of the petals become narrowed and elongated, forming a twisting, sticky string that dangles down from the flower and touches lower leaves. During winter might drop leaves.

Climbing shrub, to 12 feet or more; leaves elliptic to obovate or ovate, to 5 inches long, bluntly short-acuminate, truncate to cuneate, glabrous; flowers fragrant, sepals foliaceous, corolla white but darkening to dull lemon-yellow, strongly marked with yellow and purple in throat, tube about 5/8 inches long, basal cylindrical part purplish, as long as campanulate part, lobes very long-caudate, to 12 inches long, tails maroon, appendages in sunuses very short, obtuse, golden with purplish tips; follicles lanceolate, to 10 inches long. Cultivation: Frost-tender plants prefer a partly shaded position and fertile, humus-rich but well drained soil. Propagate from softwood cuttings or seeds.





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Strophanthus sp., Strophanthus

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Strophanthus hispidus
Strophanthus sp.
Family: Apocynaceae
Strophanthus
Origin: Africa, Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical 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.DeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxic

A group of tropical plants belonging to the dogbane family, native to Africa and Asia. Seeds of the handsome climber Strophanthus gratus and Strophanthus kombe yield a poison, strophantin, which is used on arrowheads in hunting, and in medicine as a heart stimulant.

These frost-tender plants prefer a protected, part-shaded position and fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil.

Exotic species of Strophanthus:

Strophanthus bovinii

Strophanthus caudatus

Strophanthus gratus

Strophanthus hispidus

Strophanthus kombe

Strophanthus petersianus - Sand Forest Poison Rope, scrambling shrub, creamy white flowers, pinkish red on outside, dangling petal lobes.

Strophanthus preussii

Strophanthus speciosus

Strophanthus wallichii





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Strophanthus speciosus, Corkscrew Flower, Forest Poison Rope, Forest Tail Flower

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Strophanthus speciosus
Family: Apocynaceae
Corkscrew Flower, Forest Poison Rope, Forest Tail Flower
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Rare rambling or vining evergreen shrub with clusters of unusual starfish-shaped flowers, sweetly scented.



Strophanthus speciosus, Corkscrew Flower, Forest Poison Rope, Forest Tail Flower

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Strophanthus speciosus, Corkscrew Flower, Forest Poison Rope, Forest Tail Flower

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Strophanthus speciosus, Corkscrew Flower, Forest Poison Rope, Forest Tail Flower

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Strophanthus speciosus, Corkscrew Flower, Forest Poison Rope, Forest Tail Flower

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Strophanthus wallichii, Strophanthus

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Strophanthus wallichii
Family: Apocynaceae
Strophanthus
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Strophanthus wallichii, a latex bearing woody climber, 10-15m. long, with brownish-purple flowers borne at twig-ends in February-March.



Strophanthus wallichii, Strophanthus

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Strophanthus wallichii, Strophanthus

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Strophocactus wittii, Selenicereus wittii, Amazon Moonflower

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Strophocactus wittii, Selenicereus wittii
Family: Cactaceae
Amazon Moonflower
Origin: South America
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersThorny or spiny

Strophocactus wittii grows as a epiphyte, creeping and climbing up trees. The richly branched, leaf-like, flattened stems are phylloclades, and are pressed close to the tree trunks of their carriers and form aerial roots along their midrib. The flowers only open for one night.

Strophocactus wittii is common in the rainforests of the central Amazon basin along blackwater rivers.



Strophocactus wittii, Selenicereus wittii, Amazon Moonflower

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Strychnos lucida, Strychnos nux-vomica, Nux-vomica, Poison Nut, Snake-wood, Strychnine Tree

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Strychnos lucida, Strychnos nux-vomica
Family: Loganiaceae
Nux-vomica, Poison Nut, Snake-wood, Strychnine Tree
Origin: South East Asia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical 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.Poisonous or toxic

Strychnos lucida, Strychnos nux-vomica, Nux-vomica, Poison Nut, Snake-wood, Strychnine Tree

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Strychnos lucida, Strychnos nux-vomica, Nux-vomica, Poison Nut, Snake-wood, Strychnine Tree

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Strychnos lucida, Strychnos nux-vomica, Nux-vomica, Poison Nut, Snake-wood, Strychnine Tree

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