With drooping flower clusters reminiscent of wisteria, this tender tropical queen wreathes herself in a royal floral display in cycles from spring to fall.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Purple wreath, queen wreath
Maximum Reachable Height
6.00 to 12.00 feet
Easy to grow
Planting and care
Petrea is not only native across a huge range from southern Mexico into South America and the Caribbean Basin, but it has also been introduced to many areas of the tropics and subtropics. The common name Sandpaper Vine is a reference to the rough surface of the plant’s dark green leaves.
Petrea volubilis care
Words such as ‘spectacular’ and ‘stunning’ have been used to described Petrea volubilis, and that’s not hype. This woody plant, also known as Queen’s Wreath and Sandpaper Vine, produces impressive masses of blue-purple flowers displayed above paler star-shaped calices several times a year and bears a similarity to the wildly-popular temperate vine, Wisteria.
Well drained soil
Apply any organic fertilizer
Petrea volubilis special feature
Spectacular flowering vine for pergolas, fences, trellises or porches. Also effective in hanging baskets.
Petrea volubilis uses
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Petrea volubilis ?
Petrea volubilis is commonly known as Purple wreath, queen wreath
How tall do Petrea volubilis grow?
On average Petrea volubilis grows 6.00 to 12.00 feet
What color are Petrea volubilis ?
A Petrea volubilis plant bears flowers of color Purple
When Petrea volubilis blooms?
With enough light, Petrea volubilis may produce Purple flowers in Seasonal bloomer
How hard is Petrea volubilis to grow?
A Petrea volubilis is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Petrea volubilis need?
A Petrea volubilis prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Petrea volubilis need?
A Petrea volubilis prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Petrea volubilis need?
A Petrea volubilis prefers Well drained soil
What temperature does a Petrea volubilis like?
A Petrea volubilis prefers 25-30 degree
How often should I fertilize my Petrea volubilis ?
To encourage Petrea volubilis growth, Apply any organic fertilizer