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Jacquemontia pentanthos

Jacquemontia pentanthos

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English names: Skyblue Clustervine, Pentantha

It is a quick growing climber popular for its ever present blooms. It is native to Tropical America and named in Honour of Victor Jacquemont, a French Naturalist. It is a handsome medium to light growing climber with violet colour flowers.

Use: It is used in trellis or chain link fencing. It also attracts butterflies and bees. It is useful in neat screening in sun and semi shade.

Height:4 to 6 meters.

Difficulty to grow:Easy to grow

Care: This plant required fertile well drained soil. Plants need thorough cleaning of dry shoots after the blooms are over. If planting along a fence - plant at 3 to 4 feet distance.

Sunlight:Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil:Fertile well drained soil.

Water:Normal, Can tolerate more

Fertilizer:Apply any organic fertilizers.

References:

T.K. Bose, B. Chowdhury (1991). Tropical Garden Plants. Horticulture and allied publishers.
Amarjeet singh Batth (2014). Indian garden flowers home gardeners guide.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.

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