Aristolochia x [cymbifera x cf. ringens]

trivial name

size

habit

inflorescence

exposure

temperature range

humidity

water requirements

 

soil pH

propagation

difficulty

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10+ m 

twining liana

purplish patterns on pale ground

light shade

20-45 °C in summer, 5-12 °C in winter 

> 50 %

consistent humidity but susceptible to constantly wet soil

slightly acidic

cuttings

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


Got this specimen under the name of Aristolochia hians, which it obviously isn't - in fact, it seems to be a spontaneous hybrid of Arsitolochia cymbifera with another species of the labiata-complex. Nevertheless quite a beautiful one!