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Camptosema grandiflora, Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine

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 Camptosema grandiflora
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine
Origin: Brasil
Vine or creeperShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Spectacular vine from Brazil with long pendulous chains of fiery orange-red flowers. Heavy vine, needs a large support. An arbor is ideal so that the brilliant flowering racemes can hang down from the ceiling. Blooms in fall and winter.

Sometimes miss-identified as a Mucuna species. Close related to Mucuna benetti. however it is much more cold hardier.


 Camptosema grandiflora, Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine

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Camptosema grandiflora, Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine

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Camptosema grandiflora, Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine

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Camptosema grandiflora, Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine

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Camptosema grandiflora, Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine

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Camptosema grandiflora, Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine

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Camptosema grandiflora, Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine

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Camptosema grandiflora, Crista-De-Galo, Dwarf Red Jade Vine, Brazilian Red Jade Vine

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Dwarf Red Jade vine. Cuitelo, Crista-De-Galo (Rooster's Crest). Sometimes miss-identified as a Mucuna species. Close related to Mucuna benetti, Red Jade Vine. Spectacular vine from Brazil with long pendulous chains of fiery orange-red flowers. Heavy vine, needs a large support. An arbor is ideal so that the brilliant flowering racemes can hang down from the ceiling. Blooms in fall and winter. Prune heavily in spring after flowering. Give full or partial sun with adequate moisture and fertilizer. It is said that it can tolerate some drought and light frost. However, its hardiness range is not yet known, probably USDA zones 9b - 11. It is still much hardier than ultra-tropical Mucuna benettii.This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 6-10"/1-3 gal pot

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