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Matelea cyclophylla

Native range: Northern to southern Mexico

Known names: Vincetoxicum cyclophyllum

Hardiness: Keep above freezing

Mature Size: ~3' Tall, ~8" Wide 

Light: 5 hours - full day sun 

Water: Let soil dry out between watering, water more often during warmer months.

Soil: Succulent potting mix

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: grown in 4" pot, shipped semi bare root


Deciduous caudiciform from Mexico with matte cordated leaves. Stem and caudex is callous with cork-texured texture. Leaves appear on vining stem. Flowers are star-shaped and dark purple with cherry-colored center and looks similar to common milkweed structure; as this is part of the milkweed family.

Matelea cyclophylla [4"]

SKU: 3068132874171
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