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Glendale Public Library
Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Podranea ricasoliana-

  Evergreen vine from South Africa.  With sun, water and heat will grow rapidly.  Pinnate foliage it glossy green.  Flowers are trumpet shaped with red veins 2" long 2-3" across nearly year round at tips.  Full sun and heat. Good drainage. May need severe annual pruning in the spring.  Can be invasive with runners that take root.  Subject to nematodes and caterpillars. Zone 8

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