Aristolochia triangularis   Cham.

trivial name

size

habit

inflorescence

 

exposure

temperature range

humidity

water requirements

 

soil pH

propagation

difficulty

Triangular Dutchman's Pipe

5+ m 

small twining liana

brown-purple ornaments with a large yellow blotch on whitish ground

sunny conditions

20-45 °C in summer, 8-12 °C in winter 

> 50 %

constant humidity and much water especially during hot days

slightly acidic

seeds, cuttings

(1 = very easy, 5 = extremely difficult)


Aristolochia triangularis is an easy-to-grow and rewarding species yet not too often seen in cultivation. Flowers start appearing very early in the season (April) for a subtropical species and can last until November if not exposed to temperatures constantly lower than 8 °C at night.