BOTANICAL NAME: Polygonum aubertii
PRONUNCIATION: (poe-LIG-eh-num awe-BERT-ee-eye)
TYPE: Deciduous - Sun - Vine
SPACING: 4-8 feet
HABIT: Fast-growing, climbing vine, spreads by rhizomes. Twining character. Small white flowers in summer.
CULTURE: Easy to grow, drought tolerant, low fertilizer requirements.
USES: Climbing vine for hot, dry areas, summer flower color.
PROBLEMS: Can be aggressive and weed like.
NOTES: Native to China.