Hardiness: USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) 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)
On Nov 20, 2011, Sylvanmaid from New Ulm, TX wrote:
I've grown these vines for years & find them to be relatively easy keepers. The butterfly-like bracts will snap-off easily & keep forever. I like to sprinkle them around as decorations on tabletop settings & the like.
On Jul 21, 2003, Monocromatico from Rio de Janeiro Brazil (Zone 11) wrote:
This plant is native from brazilian coastal areas. Not so common as other plants of the Malpighiaceae family in its natural habitat, but one of the most beautiful ones.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Santa Barbara, California Bartow, Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida Georgetown, Florida Jacksonville, Florida North De Land, Florida Tampa, Florida Greenwell Springs, Louisiana Many, Louisiana Centerville, South Carolina Lincolnville, South Carolina Blanket, Texas Deer Park, Texas Denton, Texas El Campo, Texas Georgetown, Texas Houston, Texas Lake Jackson, Texas Lost Creek, Texas New Ulm, Texas San Antonio, Texas Uvalde, Texas Waco, Texas