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Cape Sweet Pea, Mile-a-minute Vine
Scientific Name: Dipogon lignosus (L.) Verdc.
Synonym: Dolichos lignosus
Family: Fabaceae
Cape Sweet Pea, Mile-a-minute Vine (Dipogon  lignosus)
Dipogon lignosus in Curtis Botanical Magazine
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 16,17,21-24
USDA: 9b-11

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: South Africa

Growth Habits: Semi evergreen vine, fast growing, 6 feet to 15 feet tall (1.8 m-4.5 m); grayish green, pinnate leaves, 3 leaflets

Watering Needs: Moderate water to regular water

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:
Pink or purple flowers, up to 0.6 inch long (1.5 cm), on 10 inches tall stems (25 cm), in early spring to early summer.

Fruiting Habits:
Edible fruit, up to 1.6 inches long (4 cm).

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