Amazonvine, Stigmaphyllon - Plant
Description for Amazonvine, Stigmaphyllon
Native to South America, Garlic Vine is one of the most rewarding, flowering vines that you can grow. Interestingly enough it smells like garlic. However, it doesn't t smell if the plant is left alone, only when the leaves are crushed.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Mansoa alliacea, Orchid Vine, Brazilian Golden Vine||Bright Yellow||Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer||12 to 15 ft||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
When you start growing garlic vine, plant it in a garden location that gets either full or partial sun. Garlic vine care is easiest if you grow the plant in well-drained soil. Don t stint on the water with this plant. If you use compost at the base as mulch, it helps the roots stay cool and moist.
|Full Sun||Well-drained soil||Medium||20 to 30 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Amazonvine
- When you start growing garlic vine, plant it in a garden location that gets either full or partial sun. Garlic vine care is easiest if you grow the plant in well-drained soil. Don t stint on water with this plant. If you use compost at the base as mulch, it helps the roots stay cool and moist.
Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer
Typical uses of Amazonvine
Special features: Its compact habitat and pretty continuous flowers make it a popular ornamental plant in gardens in the tropics. Flowering twice a year you will find it quite often covered with flowers. Flowers start off purple with white throat and change to a lighter shade of lavender with age. Eventually fading to almost white.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: The plant is used for the ornamental purpose. Its generally keep indoor in the living room and in terrace area.
Medicinal use: It is a very common and well-respected plant remedy in the Amazon for the pain and inflammation of arthritis and rheumatism, as well as, colds, flu, and fever.
Note: Use only after consulting the specialist.
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