Rangoon Creeper is a woody, fast-growing vine that produces large clusters of fragrant, small, tubular florets of white, pink, red and maroon. The single flowering type is the most common. and is widely cultivated throughout the tropics and sub-tropics. The double-flowered form is much less common and often difficult to locate.
Common names are Chinese Honeysuckle., Drunken Sailor Vine, and Rangoon Flora Plena
Fragrant flowers begin to appear in the late spring to early summer, and continue until the days shorten and nights grow cooler. Buds open very pale pink; changing to a range of pink and maroon.
Best placement includes support for the plant to climb. It can also be allowed to run and free flow down embankments and slopes to slow run off and control erosion.
The plant is relatively easy to grow, but requires careful tending while becoming established, as it does not easily recover from being either too wet or dry or sudden shifts in temperature. Rangoon Creeper enters a resting, semi-dormant phase in the Winter months in all climates. and may not emerge from dormancy in climates where the growing season is short and nights are cool. Growers in colder zones should be mindful of the natural habit of this plant when ordering .
Rangoon Creeper is an extremely tropical vine sensitive to any shift in temperature. Please take note of the recommended zone range and growing season before purchasing this plant. Rangoon Creeper enters dormancy near the end of the growing season and defoliates. This plant can be difficult to establish in any climate and may struggle to survive outside the recommended zone range. Please note that Emerald Goddess Gardens does not offer any extended warranty on plants beyond healthy arrival. Purchase Rangoon Creeper Vine outside of recommended zone range or outside of growing season at your own risk with the understanding that it is difficult to cultivate under these conditions.
Condition: One (1) Well rooted, starter size plant growing and shipped in a 4 inch diameter plastic pot. Plant will be a minimum of about 6 to 8 inches tall and unlikely to have bloom or bud at the time of shipping.
*Limited Conditional Warranty: Warranty is limited to guaranteeing plants will arrive safely and in good and healthy condition, and is conditioned on Seller receiving prompt notice (within 24 hours of delivery) of any problem with the condition accompanied by photo validation. No other additional, extended or long term Warranty is expressed or implied.