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Aristolochia can be shrubs or herbaceous perennials, many climbing, usually with heart-shaped or ovate leaves. Distinctive flowers have an S-shaped calyx tube and no petals, and are may be white, yellow, brown or maroon, often mottled
A. littoralis is an evergreen climber with twining stems bearing broadly heart-shaped, greyish leaves and curiously shaped, brownish-purple flowers 10cm long, heavily veined with creamy-white
S America, naturalized C America, S United States
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing or North-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Under glass grow in loamless potting compost in bright filtered light. During the growing season water freely and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly; water more sparingly in winter.
Root softwood cuttings in early spring. Propagate by seed at 21-24°C (70-75°F) as soon as ripe or in spring.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 11
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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