The Elephant creeper (Argyreia nervosa)is a half hardy perennial evergreen vine with white and purple flowers. It grows well in shade and semi-shade, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are . It has low drought tolerance.
The seeds have strong hallucinogenic properties.
Argyreia nervosa grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 6.5 (slightly acidic ranges from 6.1 to 6.5). It prefers high fertility.
It has green leaves.
The plant prefers a sheltered situation.
Conservatory, container plant, herbal medicine and tropical effect.
Fruit and seed
The seed is brown.
Propagation techniques include seed.
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|Scientific classifications [Edit]|
|Specific epithet ?||nervosa|
|Elephant creeper (United States), Woolly Morning Glory (Ireland), Hawaiian Baby Woodrose (Ireland)|
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If you are planting Clematis on a trellis, why not plant 2 different cultivars. These can be cultivars which flower at the same time to contrast colour or form, or they can be an early and late cultivar to extend your season.
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