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Akar Dani, Drunken Sailor, Rangoon Creeper
Scientific Name: Quisqualis indica
Family: Combretaceae
Akar Dani, Drunken Sailor, Rangoon Creeper (Quisqualis  indica) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Herbaceous perennial in zone 9, foliage destroyed by the frost

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: Tropical Asia, New Guinea

Growth Habits: Evergreen vine or creeping shrub, fast growing 10 to 30 feet tall (3-9 m); woody spiny stems; opposite simple leaves, 5 to 6 inches long (12-15 cm); scented foliage

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Cuttings

A cultivar with double flowers can be found

Akar Dani, Drunken Sailor, Rangoon Creeper (Quisqualis  indica)

Cultural Practices:
Trim in late winter.

Blooming Habits:
Showy scented flowers, 3 inches long (7 cm) that start white and with age turn pink and then red, the throat stays greenish. They come in spikes in the warm season. The flowers are more fragrant at night.

Fruiting Habits:

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