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Dutchman's Pipe Vine.
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Aristolochia tomentosa Dutchman's Pipe Vine , $6 each plus UPS shipping, Please send/email your zip code and number of plants for the UPS shipping cost.
Aristolochia tomentosa Dutchman's Pipevine, is a twining, high climbing vine often grown to cover sun porches, verandas, pillars, posts, trellises, arbors, fences or walls and is capable of a height of 75 feet in trees.
|Habitat||Bloom Period||Color||Height||Moisture||Plant Spacing||Lifespan|
|sun to shade||May June||greenish
10 to 75 feet
|average to moist||36 inches||perennial vine|
Dutchmans Pipevine seedpods, flowers, leaves, & pipevine swallowtail butterfly caterpillar
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Dutchman's Pipe Vine seed
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Aristolochia tomentosa Dutchman's
Potted plants are available, $6 each plus UPS
shipping, Please send/email your zip code and number of plants for the UPS
shipping cost. UPS shipping will cost the same for 1 to 6 plants with
additional OR OTHER plants increasing the shipping only a small amount for most
Aristolochia (a-ris-toh-LOH-kee-uh) - From the Greek Aristo (best) and lochia (delivery), referring to the medicinal qualities of the plant in helping childbirth
tomentosa (toh-men-TOH-suh) - Covered with fine, matted hairs
Aristolochia tomentosa Dutchman's Pipe Vine is a host plant for the Pipe-vine or Blue Swallowtail butterfly lays it's eggs on the leaves, where the larva hatch and feed together on the leaf edge. The pipe vine flower attracts and traps flies and gnats. This vine has attractive large heart shaped leaves, interesting flowers and seed pods and is often cultivated for ornament. Seed pods are up to 3" long and 1.5" wide. Flowers are 1 to 2 inches long and shaped like a pipe
Height: 20 to 30 feet
Spread: 5 to 10 feet
Bloom Time: May - June
Bloom Color: Greenish yellow
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium moisture
Dutchman's Pipe Vine grows well from seed and is easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part
shade. Pipevine plants prefers rich, moist soils and is intolerant of dry soils.
Dutchman's Pipe Vine can be cut back
in late winter to control growth.
Dutchman's pipe is a woody, deciduous, twining vine typically found growing
along streams and in moist woods. It is typically seen in the wild climbing
trees or shrubs and can rapidly grow to 20-30' tall. Dutchman's Pipe vine has large,
heart-shaped, densely-overlapping leaves (4-8" long) which can quickly
cover an arbor or trellis with deep green foliage. The common name Dutchman's
pipe comes from the unusual, 2" long, yellowish-green, curved-trumpet flowers
(each flaring at the calyx mouth to form three brownish-purple lobes) that superficially resemble Dutch smoking pipes.
Dutchman's Pipe Vine blooms in mid to late spring and grows large, ribbed, tubular seed capsules (to 3" long) which mature
to a grayish-brown in September. Aristolochia is a larval food plant for the
pipe vine swallowtail butterfly.
Dutchman's Pipe Vine does not have any serious insect or disease problems.
Dutchman's Pipe Vine provides dense cover for sun porches, verandas, pillars, posts, trellises,
arbors, fences or walls. Aristolochia tomentosa
Dutchman's Pipe Vine has been popularly used for many years to screen front
porches and is a good selection for the butterfly garden.
Aristolochia tomentosa, Dutchman's Pipe Vine grows wild in low woodlands from Florida to East Texas and North to North Carolina, West to Southern Illinois, Missouri and South-eastern Kansas. The map below shows areas where Aristolochia tomentosa Dutchman's Pipevine grows wild but it can be planted and will grow over a wider area than shown. USDA plant hardiness zones 4 to 8.
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|$50.01-$100.00 =||$5.00 shipping|
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PO Box 522
Willow Springs, Mo. 65793
Dutchman's Pipe Vine Plant distribution map
complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
(http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.