Snail Vine


Vigna caracalla







Form: Small Vine
Seasonality: Perennial
Size: Fast growing perennial vine to 20 feet
Leaves; Medium green, heart shaped

Flowers: Flowers are lilac to pale purple, possibly with cream or yellow markings. Fragrant, with twisted keel petals coiled like a snail shell
Fruit: Seed
Stems/Trunks: Twining, turning woody with age
Range/Origin: Central America to tropical South America
Hardiness: Sunset: 12-24, USDA: 9-10

Comments: Moderate litter, No thorns



  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Regular water
    Soil: Enriched, sandy, well drained soil
  • Propagation: Seeds,
  • Maintenance: Some; Clean up and pruning of winter die-back

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