Botanical Name: Aristolochia macrophylla
Height: Vine: Can grow 30 eeft after 10 years.
Spacing: 36 - 48 inches.
Depth: Plant at the same depth it is in the container.
Spread: 36 - 48 inches.
Sun/Shade: Partial shade.
Color: The main color of the flower is green and has purple lobes and a yellow inside.
Foliage: 4 - 10 inch long heart shaped leaves on long stems.
Blooms: Early Summer.
Flower Form: 2" (smoking pipe) shaped flowers, fragrant.
Soil Requirements: Moist soil.
Growth Rate: Fast once established.
Pruning: In early Spring, cut the big branches back to three buds.
Comments: An easy to grow, maintenance free, woody vine which is full of surprises. Very hardy, down to zone 4. Has a growing habit as in a fairy tale. Big heart shaped overlapping leaves cover everything on which it grows; arches, porches, trellis, fences and walls. Don't underestimate the weight of thie plant. Inconspicous flowers grow between the dense foliage. The flowers have an unusual shape resembling a Dutch smoking pipe. The main color of the flower is green and has purple lobes and a yellow inside. Spreads a fragrance when the wood is damaged.
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