Aristolochia tomentosa, Dutchman’s Pipe
Dutchman’s Pipe, Aristolochia tomentosa, has many delightful features that makes this a must-have. Missouri native perennial vine. Large heart shaped leaves densely grow on vigorous twining stems. In summer green and yellow flowers that are shaped like a tobacco pipe appear. This is the larval host plant for the Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly, a beautiful black and blue large butterfly.
Plant in full sun to part shade. Add organic matter or compost when planting. Prefers rich, moist soils. Intolerant of dry soils. May be cut back in late winter to control growth.
Offered in-house. Subject to availability.
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Thank your for placing preorders. Preorder is now closed. Some ordered plants are available now, many will be available early to mid April. If you have preordered:
1. When all your plants become available we will call you to schedule a pickup date.
2. Pickup instructions: as soon as you arrive on your scheduled pickup date call 314-707-2492. We will bring it to your car, or you may come in the nursery for pickup.
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