Purple Mandevilla. Delightful blooms. No negatives except bloom season too short.
Seed pod of this vine, the first one I have ever seen.
This shows the size of the seed pod.
Violet Trumpet Vine seed pods
Dried seed pods
Violet Trumpet Vine April 2005
April full bloom 2005
This is the growth after just six months (SW Florida)
Trumpet vine on my fence in Florida
The vine blooms on new growth.
The vines adapted to a half whiskey barrel planter, drought and wind tolerance on open sunny area.
Profuse blooms in early spring. This is the best it performs in the garden thus far.
Mid January blooms