Yuca Vine

(Wood Rose)

 

 

 

Merremia aurea

 

Convolvulaceae

 

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Form: Vine
Seasonality
: Deciduous

Size: 10 ft high by 10 ft wide
Leaves
: Dark green w/ 5 leaflets
Flowers
: Gold 3 inch trumpets
Fruit
: Woody rounded capsules with woody sepals
Stems/Trunks
: twining vines
Range/Origin
: Southern Baja California
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 12-24

Comments: No thorns, may drop leaves in severe heat

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Most, well drained

        Propagation: Seeds, root cuttings

         Maintenance: Minimal, seasonal litter

 

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