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Strongylodon macrobotrys, Turquoise Jade Vine, Blue Jade Vine

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Strongylodon macrobotrys

Turquoise Jade Vine, Blue Jade Vine
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
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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