Common name: Aristolochia siphon
Origin: South America
Height at maturity: climbing 5 to 10 meters
Exposure: sunny, partial shade
Plant type: climbing plant
Flowering: spring and summer
Flower color: purplish brown with white veins
Floor type: see description
Watering: see description
Use: see description
Diseases and Pests:-
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
This aristolochia is a climbing plant, persistent, twining, which can reach a height of 10 meters in good conditions.
In summer the flowers, about ten centimeters, appear, they are purple brown veined with white. The plant grows very quickly.
It is cultivable in warm regions, such as the Mediterranean regions, in the ground or in pots. In cooler regions, it is best to grow it in a cold greenhouse or in a pot in order to bring the plant inside when the temperature drops below 7°C if you want to grow it outdoors in the summer.
For optimal growth, a substrate composed of 50% horticultural soil, 30% garden soil and 20% sand or gravel for drainage is perfect.
Watering: keep the substrate moist in hot weather, in winter water every four days.