Aristolochia pontica     Lam.

trivial name

size

habit

inflorescence

exposure

temperature range

humidity

water requirements

soil pH

propagation

difficulty

Pontic Birthwort

max. 100 cm

perennial, tuberous/rhizomatose, suberect herb

white with purple, red and brown ornamentations

semi shade

20-30 °C in summer, > 0 °C in winter

> 60 %

constantly humid all year round

neutral

seeds (stratification period up to 4 years), root cuttings

2 (1 = very easy, 5 = extremely difficult)