Jacquemontia pentanthos

skyblue jacquemontia, skyblue clustervine

Convolvulaceae

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


florida.plantatlas.usf.edu

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: vine
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: with support, to 12 ft
Flower Color: flower color      blue
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Grow as a sprawling vine (will need to be tied to a fence or trellis) or used as a groundcover.
Propagation: Establish from seed or cuttings. Prune in late spring or early summer, after flowering has ceased. Heavy pruning in late summer could adversely affect fall/winter bloom.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock
Soil pH Range: Calcareous (high pH)

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Coastal hammocks esp. on dunes.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   10A,10B,11