LATIN NAME: TRACHELOSPERMUM ASIATICUM ‘TRI-COLOR’
This evergreen vine’s pink new growth transforms to green and creamy-white all year. Its lustrous foliage grows on long, thin branches reaching 20 feet in length and 12-18 inches in depth as ground cover. Ideally used as a ground cover and vine on a trellis, tree, fence, porch or wall.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Prefers moist, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 8-11
This evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. Be sure to keep the soil moist or blooming will cease. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Prune annually to control size. Allow up to 5 feet if planning to use as a ground cover or allow less space for quicker coverage.