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Lacevine, Silver

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.

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