Antigonon Leptopus

Coral Vine Queen's Wreath
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Plant Type

Vine

Evergreen-Deciduous

Semi-Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Large

Mature Height & Spread

Vine To 30-40′

Exposure

Full to partial sun

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

Rose-Pink

Bloom Time

Summer, Fall

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Spreading

Sunset Garden Zones

12-13, 18-24, H1, H2

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

8-11

Antigonon Leptopus sometimes called Coral Vine or Queen’s Wreath) is a tender perennial vine that can easily grow to 30-40 ft long. It uses its tendrils to rapidly climb up over and upon any nearby object. It is evergreen in frost free areas. Antigonon Leptopus has attractive green heart-shaped leaves that are 4 in. long. In the summer this vine produces large branching flower stalks on which small flowers are situated in dense clusters. The flowers are tiny but provide the brilliant colors that range from white to rose-pink to deep coral colors. Antigonon Leptopus is native to Mexico and is grown as a landscape plant in regions of the United States where there are mild winters. It is considered an invasive plant by some.

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