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Aristolochia fimbriata
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Aristolochia fimbriata

White Veined Hardy Dutchman's Pipe

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Item #: 3031

Zones: 7a to 9b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 6" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Argentina, Brazil

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Next crop available: 02/19/2018

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Aristolochia fimbriata is a really cool deciduous groundcover Dutchman's pipe that spreads out to 2' on little green stems. Each rounded leaf is medium green, highlighted with dramatic silver veining. The cute, little, 1" long, yellow and brown flowers resemble miniature elephant trunks and are produced along the stem all summer. In winter, the stems retreat back to the base so there are no invasive problems with this gem! The only "ornamental" downside is that aristolochia is a delicacy for pipevine swallowtail butterfly larvae in midsummer...less foliage, but more butterflies!

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