Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||FYE-kus PU-mi-la|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly climbs, reaching 25 to 30 ft. tall, spreading 3 ft. wide or more.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||The very best self-clinging vine for covering sheltered fences and walls. Plant in small vine pocket openings in paving to grow up an arbor. Plant in shaded entryways, under covered patio and on protected fences and freestanding walls. This vine is also valued for training over wire topiary forms. Needs to be cut back occasionally to control spread and to encourage growth of attractive juvenile foliage.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Self-Clinging Vine|
Provide enriched, well-drained soil; does not tolerate soggy, poorly drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Space plants 2 to 3 ft. apart. Prune semi-annually to control size.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11