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Strongylodon macrobotys
Emerald creeper   Leguminosacae

Strongylodon macrobotys, Emerald creeper


Strongylodon macrobotys, Emerald creeper

A large, twining climber up to 70 ft (21 m) tall, this species is valued for its spectacular, 18 in (45 cm) long, pendulous sprays of blue-green flowers borne throughout summer.
It is native to the Philippines. Grow over a pergola or large arch where there is freedom for the long racemes of flowers to hang down.
Flowering colors: Blue, Green
Cultivation: These plants prefer full sun or part-shade and fertile, humus-rich soil. Propagate from seed, by rooting stem sections or by air layering.