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Vincetoxicum (Swallow Wort)

Swallow Worts are native from Europe, the Mediterranean to eastern Asia. They make more or less climbing, herbaceous vines from a perennial rootstock with axillary clusters of small star like flowers followed by seed pods with small narrow seeds on long, silk like parachutes. Plants require a climbing aid. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot.
Sow seeds flat at some 20°C to 25°C in any rich, well drained soil. Transplant seedlings in autumn after leaves have yellowed.
Note: All species within the family of Asclepiadaceae contain a poisonous milk sap!
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
10 seeds per package.
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Vincetoxicum amplexicaule (Chinese Swallow Wort)

Vincetoxicum amplexicaule (Chinese Swallow Wort)

100cm, Chinese Swallow Wort (syn. Cycnanchum amplexicaule) is a herbaceous Chinese perennial with terminal clusters of small dark brownish-red flowers on arching and branching stems with narrow oval leaves. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VI-VII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6548 € 4,99
Vincetoxicum hirundinaria (White Mediterranean Swallow Wort)

Vincetoxicum hirundinaria (White Mediterranean Swallow Wort)

30 (100)cm, White Mediterranean Swallow Wort is a herbaceous Mediterranean perennial with terminal and axillary clusters of small white to pale yellow flowers on arching and branching stems with oval leaves. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VI-VII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package (ex Cyprus)8035 € 3,99
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Vincetoxicum nigrum (Black Swallow Wort)

Vincetoxicum nigrum (Black Swallow Wort)

3 (7)m, Black Swallow Wort is a fast growing perennial herbaceous vine from open spots in woods in southwestern Europe. It has shiny, narrow, deep green leaves and small, brownish black flowers in axillary clusters. Easily grown in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot. VI-VIII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 4228 € 4,99*
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