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Raphionacme flanaganii
Scientific Name: Raphionacme flanaganii Schltr.
Synonym: Raphionacme flanagani
Family: Apocynaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10b-12

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)

Growth Habits: Deciduous tuberous rooted vine; large light colored caudex which can be raised for effect; dark green slightly glossy leaves 3 to 6 inches long (7.5-15 cm) with fuzzy undersides

Watering Needs: Regular water when in leaf, needs fast draining mix, rots easily


Best grown with root exposed after several years

Blooming Habits:
Green flowers with three lobed corona.

Fruiting Habits:

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