Candy Corn Vine
(Manettia luteorubra)
Other Names - Candy Corn Plant, Cigar Flower, Firecracker Vine.
Origins - Tropical parts of America.
Type - Perennial (evergreen).
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 10-11.
Bloom - Summer, Fall.
Height - Approx. 10 ft (3 m).
Cultivation - Full Sun, or partial shade. Average water needs. Acidic soils. Can be grown indoors throughout Winter months.
Propagation - By cuttings; by layering.
Other - Attractive to bees, and butterflies. Perfect Fall accent plant in warmer climatic zones.
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