Common name: Aristolochia pothieri
Height at maturity: climbing 5 to 10 meters
Exposure: sunny, partial shade
Plant type: climbing plant
Flowering: spring and summer
Flower color: purplish yellow
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 with a stiff growth. It measures between 5 and 10 meters in adulthood, in good climatic conditions.
This plant offers heart-shaped leaves and stunning purplish yellow flowers.
Variety cultivable in warm regions, such as the Mediterranean regions, in open 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.
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.