Friday, 6 December 2019

Aristolochia macroura

Aristolochia macroura
A tender evergreen climber with three-lobed ivy-like leaves. The baggy brown flowers are about 2ins across and have a long trailing tip. They smell vaguely fecal but those of us who like these sorts of plants don’t mind that sort of thing do we?
Aristolochia obtained as trilobata but probably macroura
Flowers all summer and needs a frost-free space in winter. There is some confusion between this and A.trilobata and their hybrids, but I have it on good authority that this is correctly named