Try morning glory, mina lobata
, climbing nasturtiums or thunbergia alata, commonly called black–eyed Susan.
An even more outrageous member of this group is Quamoclit versicolor, currently listed in catalogs as Mina lobata
. It is more fun to refer to this plant by its names that came with it from Mexico in 1886, when it was introduced as Flag-of-Spain or Exotic Love.
Exotic love (Ipomoea lobata, sold as Mina lobata
), about 6 feet.
A RELATIVE of morning glory, Mina lobata
produces banana-shaped bunches of up to 12 flowers that are 2in long.
, now also sold with an ipomoea label, is a must-have plant for a blue climbing frame on a sunny patio.
Or for a tropical touch, plant its friendly cousin Mina lobata
. Thisbeautiful,exotic plantwilleasilyscalea 10ftwallinjustone season and produce masses of slender spikes that carry 12 flowers on each.
Another eye-catching plant is the Climbing Chameleon, Mina Lobata
. This produces unusual flower spikes that change colour.