Aristolochia reticulata is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.4 m (1ft 4in). It is in flower from May to July. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Flies.Suitable for: medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils.
It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Indian Root, Virginia Snakeroot, Arizona Snakeroot, Texas Dutchmans Pipe
Maximum Reachable Height
purplish or yellow-green flowers
May to July
easy to grow
Planting and care
Prune / thin out every 1-3 years.
Aristolochia reticulata care
Prefers a well-drained loamy soil, rich in organic matter, in sun or semi-shade. Succeeds in ordinary garden soil
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Apply any organic fertilizer
Aristolochia reticulata special feature
one frequently sees Dutchman s pipe vines growing up the front of a porch on older homes, in which role they cast welcome shade during summer s scorching reign (while simultaneously furnishing some privacy).
Aristolochia reticulata uses
used for ornamental purpose
The root is aromatic, bitter, diaphoretic, stimulant and stomachic
The dried rhizome of Aristolochia reticulata is sometimes sold as serpentary for the treatment of snakebites
It is used as a tonic to calm the stomach, promote urination, and increase perspiration
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Aristolochia reticulata ?
Aristolochia reticulata is commonly known as Indian Root, Virginia Snakeroot, Arizona Snakeroot, Texas Dutchmans Pipe
How tall do Aristolochia reticulata grow?
On average Aristolochia reticulata grows 0.4 m
What color are Aristolochia reticulata ?
A Aristolochia reticulata plant bears flowers of color purplish or yellow-green flowers
When Aristolochia reticulata blooms?
With enough light, Aristolochia reticulata may produce purplish or yellow-green flowers flowers in May to July
How hard is Aristolochia reticulata to grow?
A Aristolochia reticulata is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Aristolochia reticulata need?
A Aristolochia reticulata prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Aristolochia reticulata need?
A Aristolochia reticulata prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Aristolochia reticulata need?
A Aristolochia reticulata prefers well-drained soil
How often should I fertilize my Aristolochia reticulata ?
To encourage Aristolochia reticulata growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
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