birthwort 'Gigantea'

Aristolochia gigantea 'Gigantea' | Also known as: Aristolochia 'Gigantea' | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 10
Spread [m]
  • 1.8
Dominant flower colour
  • White
Flower Fragrance
  • Yes, let it smell
Flowering seasons
  • Early summer
  • Mid summer
  • Late summer
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Green
Foliage in winter
  • Green
Awards?
  • Yes, let it smell
Propagation methods
  • softwood cuttings
Growth habit
  • Tufted
Environment
Acidity
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z12-15
Heat zone
  • H12-10
Heat days
  • 150 - 210
Moisture
  • well-drained but frequently watered
  • poorly-drained
Soil type
  • Clay
  • chalky
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Climbers
Grown for
  • Ornamental Foliage
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
  • Fine fragrants
  • For Beginners
  • For birds & bees
  • Author's choice
Garden type
  • Cottage garden
Garden spaces
  • Walls, trellises and pergolas
  • Camouflage
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • 2 to 5 years