MEXICAN BLOOD VINE
Distictus buccinatorius is a member of the Bignoniaceae family and is native to Mexico, Peru and Argentina.
It is considered even today among populations of Mexico, Peru and Argentina that it is the flower symbol of prosperity and wealth.
It is a vigorous climbing plant that can, depending on location flower from red through to pink and cream on the one plant. The flowers appear in the summer months.
It likes a sunny position but will tolerate some shade. It may need extra water in the hot dryer months.
Prune during the spring period for shape and control. It can tolerate temperatures down to 5degrees C.
ENJOY THIS COLOURFUL VINE!