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Description for Combretum Fruticosum, Fire Flower
Combretum fruticosum, known as orange flame vine or chameleon vine, is a species of bushwillow that occurs from Mexico to northern Argentina.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Orange flame vine,Pyrostegia venusta||Orange aging to red||June to October||6 to 12 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
|Full sun||Well-drained soil||Medium||10 degrees F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Combretum Fruticosum
- Mexican flame flower is easily started in the garden from seed in spring. An herbaceous perennial or evergreen in USDA plant hardiness zones 8 and above, Mexican flame flower grows as an annual in lower zones. Rapid growth allows for development of foliage and flowers before the plant faces die back from frost.
Typical uses of Combretum Fruticosum
Special features: Ornamental vine cultivated for its attractive flowers. Best grown on a structure such as a chain link fence, trellis, arch or upright post. Drape from hanging baskets. Where not winter hardy, it may be grown as an annual.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.