tuberous, scrambling perennial herb
brownish, yellow throat with reddish spots
20-45 °C in summer, 0-5 °C in winter
> 30 %
drought-resistant, water carefully!
period up to 2 years), cuttings
3 (1 = very easy, 5 = extremely difficult)
Aristolochia watsonii seems to constitute the northernmost representative of the odd Mexican subsection Pentandrae as its distribution are extends as far as to the southern US.
The very narrow, arrow-shaped and reddish coloured foliage is just one reason why this amazing little oddity definintely should become more common in cultivation.