Jacquemontia pentanthos

Common Name : Skyblue Clustervine, Sky blue cluster vine Botanical name : Jacquemontia pentanthos Family : Convolvulaceae

Jacquemontia pentanthos

Genus - Jacquemontia

Subfamily - Convolvuloideae

Species- pentanthos

Order - Solanales

Life Cycle- Herbaceous Perennial

Origin / Native - South Florida, Tropical America

Category - Creeper, Climbing Vine

Synonym - Jacquemontia canescens, Jacquemontia violacea, Jacquemontia pentantha, Convolvulus pentanthus

Flowering Month- Nov to April

Flowering Season - Autumn, spring, All year-round

Height - Up to 12 feet

Spread- Up to 6 feet

Light Requirement - Full Sun, Part shade, Average water, Well drained soil, Low maintenance

Leaves- Small, Shiny, Evergreen, Heart-shaped, Alternatively arranged

Flowers - Small, Blue with white centric, Custered, Free flowering, dark red stems

Seeds - Brown

Growth Rate - Fast

Good For - Trellis, Fence, Arch, Hanging baskets, Groundcover, Pots, Containers

Jacquemontia pentantha shrub-Groundcover
Jacquemontia pentantha shrub

Jacquemontia violacea arch-trellis climbers
Jacquemontia violacea arch-trellis climbers

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Lalbagh botanical garden, Bangalore[Bengaluru], Karnataka, India

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