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Beaumontia grandiflora

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Beaumontia (bow-MON-tee-uh) (Info)
Species: grandiflora (gran-dih-FLOR-uh) (Info)

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Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

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USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer


Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From hardwood cuttings
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Mackaysterbelle On Oct 28, 2010, Mackaysterbelle from Lake Alfred, FL wrote:

Beaumontia grandiflora grows in the Grotto of Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve in Lake Alfred, Florida which is free and open to the public.

Positive rjuddharrison On Mar 23, 2006, rjuddharrison from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Only mature plants will bloom. Location is in full sun, with plant being dry by the end of the day. There are two distinct types of Beaumontias, and probably more. Grandiflora and Murtonii. Many nurseries at this point are only beginning to diffrentiate between the two, however they are quite different and have different needs.
B. grandiflora is from northern India- blooming once a year after a sustained period of cool winter months. It does not blooom in heat,.Its flowers are long and tubular or trumpet shaped
B. murtonii is endemic to the low lands of Thailand and is a repeat bloomer with very flat held wide-opened flowers that do not come in a trumpet shape..
If you are looking for a heat loving repeat bloomer then Grandiflora Murtonii would be the choice.
Randy J.

Positive EricInSF On Jul 26, 2005, EricInSF from San Francisco, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

This plant grows year round outdoors in San Francisco. It's a fairly large woody vine, requiring a lot of space (at least in our tiny SF yards). The foliage is very attractive, and well, no more needs to be said about he amazing flowers. Well worth the space if you have it.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Scottsdale, Arizona
Ashdown, Arkansas
San Francisco, California
Upland, California
Lake Alfred, Florida
Naples, Florida
Palm Beach, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Titusville, Florida
Thibodaux, Louisiana
Houston, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Cabin Creek, West Virginia

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