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Bignonia purpurea - Plant

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Description

This is a woody climber, its stems almost round in cross-section, and marked by longitudinal stripes.

The plant is a very spectacular flowering evergreen climber, up to about 6 m long.This is a woody climber, its stems almost round in cross-section, and marked by longitudinal stripes.

The ovate-elliptic leaves grow up to about 10 cm in length; they have 2 leaflets and a further 2 leaflet-like appendages at the base of the leaf stalk, plus a terminal leaflet that is often absent, or modified into a branched tendril. The leaves are smooth and leathery.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Bignonia Magnifica,Glow Vine, Purple Funnel Vine, Lasan Vel
Regional name:Marathi - Jambhla Bignonia
Maximum Reachable Height up to about 6 m long.
Flower Colour 4-flowered axillary or terminal cymes, large, showy, purplish-violet, mauve or light purple in colour.
Bloom Time Flowering and Fruiting Time : December-February
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Should be provided with supports to which it can cling by means of its branched tendrils.
- It can also be grown as a shrub, flowers appear abudantly in the summer months.

Bignonia purpurea care

The crossvine climbing plant will also grow in partial shade, but the flower growth might be diminished. If you want to grow your own crossvines, you can do so from seeds or cuttings taken in July. When you plant, space the young plants 10 or 15 feet apart to give them room to mature.Jul 2, 2015

Sunlight It does best in light shade.
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 35 and 40 degrees F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
Harvest Season Flowering and Fruiting Time : December-February

Bignonia purpurea special feature

A vigorous, fast-growing cover for fences, arbors, walls, pillars, large trellises and other structures. Also may be grown along the ground.
Significance : Cultivated in the gardens for its beautiful large flowers of delicate mauve changing to rich crimson colour.

Bignonia purpurea uses

Ornamental Use:

  • This vine has a dense dark green foliage which is very ornamental even when the plant is not in bloom

Culinary Use:

  • The fruit is a long flattened capsule containing 2-winged seeds
  • The plant may be propagated either from seeds or from cuttings