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New Zealand’s Best Phaedranthus Plants

Adding colourful climbers to your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the right variety of Mexican Blood Flower for your space in our large range of plants. These have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Phaedranthus, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Common questions about growing Phaedranthus

1. Phaedranthus facts

Phaedranthus is a genus of about 11 species of flowering plants in the family Araceae. They are native to tropical rainforests in Central and South America. Phaedranthus species are small to medium-sized herbs with rhizomatous or tuberous roots. They have simple, broad, lanceolate or ovate leaves. The inflorescence is a spadix, which is a spike of flowers surrounded by a spathe, a large, often colorful leaf-like structure. The flowers are bisexual and have four to six tepals, which are the petal-like structures of the flower. The fruit is a berry.

Phaedranthus species are pollinated by flies and beetles. They are not self-compatible, meaning that they need to be pollinated by another individual of the same species to produce fruit.

Phaedranthus species are used as ornamental plants in some parts of the world. They are also used for medicinal purposes. Some Phaedranthus species are known to contain compounds that have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.

Here are some additional facts about Phaedranthus:

2. How big do Phaedranthus get?

Phaedranthus buccinatorus, commonly known as the Mexican Blood Flower, is a flowering vine that can grow to be 4-5 metres (13-16 feet) tall. It is native to Mexico and Central America, and it is known for its large, trumpet-shaped flowers that are typically red or orange in colour. The plant blooms in the spring and summer, and it produces nectar that attracts hummingbirds and other pollinators.

Phaedranthus buccinatorus is a fast-growing vine that can quickly cover a trellis or arbour. It is a relatively hardy plant that can tolerate a wide range of conditions, including full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. The plant is also drought tolerant, making it a good choice for areas with limited rainfall.

If you are looking for a fast-growing, colourful vine to add to your garden, Phaedranthus buccinatorus is a great option. Just be sure to give it plenty of room to grow, and you will be rewarded with a beautiful and showy display of flowers.

3. How did Phaedranthus get its common name?

The name "Mexican Blood Flower" is derived from the plant's large, trumpet-shaped flowers that are typically red in color. The red color of the flowers is said to resemble blood, and the name "Mexican" refers to the plant's native range.

Phaedranthus buccinatorus is also known by other common names, including:

These names all refer to the plant's appearance, with the exception of "Trumpet Vine," which refers to the shape of the flowers.


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