Curtain creeper

Posted by on January 26, 2015 in Creepers & Climbers, foliage season, semi shade, water moderately | Comments Off on Curtain creeper

Curtain creeper
Scientific Name : Vernonia elaegnifolius
Family : Compositae (ASteraceae)
Common Name : Curtain creeper
A large creeper that cannot climb on any support by itself. When trained on any support, new growth falls down like a curtain. Very suitable to make curtain-like partitions in a garden. It can be used for making topiaries too. Though it has flowers, they are insignificant.
Propagation : Stem cuttings
Longevity : Perennial