• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Twining stems reach 15 to 20 ft. long, with support.
    Key Feature:
    Fragrant Flowering Vine
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a-KEE-bee-a kwi-NAH-ta
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 24, 29 - 43
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Twining stems reach 15 to 20 ft. long, with support.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant, Showy Flowers
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Tropical
    Companion PlantsClematis (Clematis); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Trumpet Vine (Campsis); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in most soil types; thrives in moist, well-drained, sandy loam. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Apply fertilizer monthly to lean soils. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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