Elephant Creeper, Vidhara, Samudrasokha - Plant

This plant is also called the wooly morning glory. Because the plant has stout stems which possess wooly white hair on them. It is a very large plant and has white and woody stems.
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About Elephant Creeper

Elephant Creeper is a giant climber which grows up to a height of 8-9 meters. It is one of the native vines of India and is well known all across the land. The creeper has big broad leaves that look like the ears of an elephant.

Thus, it is named as the elephant creeper.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height24 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name wooly morning glory, Hawaiian baby woodrose, silky elephant glory, samudra bel.
Maximum Reachable Height 0.5 to 3ft.
Flower Colour rose to purple in color.
Bloom Time July-December, March-April.
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering. Keep moist in winter.

Elephant Creeper care

The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking. Also, deep planting keeps lily bulbs cool when temperatures soar.

Sunlight Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 36F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Elephant Creeper special feature

The vine holds constituents like– calcium and potassium, phosphates, tannins and various other minerals. The plant may also hold psychoactive properties.

Elephant Creeper uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • It can beat many nervous related disorders like – anxiety and rheumatism
  • It can also boost your intellect
  • It works as a beautiful emollient, astringent, and healer
  • It promotes the flow of your urine and keeps you urine system efficient
  • The plant also possesses effective digestive properties

Culinary Use:

  • The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines
  • It is often added to chutneys, a sauce containing fruits or vegetables that is eaten with other dishes

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Elephant Creeper?

Elephant Creeper is commonly known as wooly morning glory, Hawaiian baby woodrose, silky elephant glory, samudra bel.

How tall do Elephant Creeper grow?

On average Elephant Creeper grows 0.5 to 3ft.

What color are Elephant Creeper?

A Elephant Creeper plant bears flowers of color rose to purple in color.

When Elephant Creeper blooms?

With enough light, Elephant Creeper may produce rose to purple in color. flowers in July-December, March-April.

How hard is Elephant Creeper to grow?

A Elephant Creeper is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Elephant Creeper need?

A Elephant Creeper prefers Partial Shade

How much water does a Elephant Creeper need?

A Elephant Creeper prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Elephant Creeper need?

A Elephant Creeper prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Elephant Creeper like?

A Elephant Creeper prefers 36F

How often should I fertilize my Elephant Creeper?

To encourage Elephant Creeper growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


Saturday, 01 February 2020

Received in good condition. Liked them very much!

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Tuesday, 26 November 2019

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Sunday, 24 November 2019

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