Antigonon leptopus

Antigonon leptopus

  • Antigonon leptopus
  • Antigonon leptopus
  • Antigonon leptopus
  • Antigonon leptopus
  • Antigonon leptopus
  • Antigonon leptopus
  • Flower name
    Antigonon leptopus
  • Scientific name
    Antigonon leptopus
  • Aliasメキシカンクリ−パー, Mexican Creeper, ニトベカズラ, Queen necklace, 朝日葛
  • Place of originMexico
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October
  • Language of flowersPioneer

What is Antigonon leptopus

Mexican Creeper , scientific name:Antigonon leptopus, is a non-cold-resistant evergreen shrub vine of the family Polygonaceae native to Mexico. It makes pull out the ivy and climb up the wall and the trees. It likes sunshine and is strong for heat and dryness. From the rainy season to the autumn, The pretty pink (actually, calyx) are colored. Because it is a vine plant native to Mexico, it is called Mexican Creeper in English name. Flowering language is "pioneer".

Common name: Mexican Creeper, scientific name: Antigonon leptopus, also known as: leptopus, coral vine, chains of love, Confederate vine, Queen necklace , origin: Mexico, tree height: 10-15 cm, vine length: 10 m, leaf shape : heart-shaped, leaf: weak serrations, leaf arrangement: alternate, inflorescences form: panicles, flowering: June-number of flowers blooming out of petals: no, flower (actually the calyx color): pink, white, red, flower diameter:1.5-2 cm, flowers in October, location: leaf axil, one place: 7-15.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Polygonaceae
  • Genus
    Antigonon
  • Species
    A. leptopus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeNon-cold-resistant Evergreen shrub vine
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 15.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 2.0 cm

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