Solandra grandiflora

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Solandra grandiflora
 Chalice Vine
Chalice Vine peeking out of fence
Habit: Vine
Height: 30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
Width: 30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
Lifespan: Perennial
Origin: W Indies, Mexico, S America
Poisonous: All parts poisonous if ingested
Exposure: Sun
Water: moderate summer, sparing winter
Features: Flowers, Fragrance
Hardiness: 45-50F (7-10C)
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USDA Zones: 8b-11
Sunset Zones: 17, 21-25, south 26, 27
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There is more general information about this species in the Solandra article.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Solandra grandiflora, Sw. Fig. 3627. Lvs. obovate-oblong, acute, glabrous, thick: fls. fragrant; corolla twice as long as the calyx, not contracted at the throat, white or somewhat yellowish.

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