Aristolochia Grandiflora also called the Pelican flower, produces vast trumpet-shaped flowers, however, it produces an aroma of rotting meat and attracts flies and wasps as its pollinators. There are many common names of Aristolochia Grandiflora such as swan flower, pelican flower, or many more.
Names of Aristolochia grandiflora:
Scientific name: Aristolochia grandiflora,
Common names: It has many common names such as pelican flower, Poisonous hogweed, Swan flower, Dutchman’s
|Flower||Showy and Fragrant|
|Flower color||Purple, White colored flowers are grown.|
|Bloom Time||Blooms are seen during June to July|
|Foliage season||Dark-green in all seasons|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth rate is obvious.|
|Plant type||It is a Vine or Perennial vine|
|Evergreen||yes it is an evergreen plant.|
|Attracts||It attracts mostly Bees and butterflies|
Aristolochia grandiflora Plant Care
|Water||Medium level of water is enough to grow.|
|Sun||Full sun to part shade is better for growth,|
|Maintenance||Low level of care is enough|
|Level of Soil drainage||Well-drained|
|Required Soil moisture||It needs a moist soil.|
|Preferred Soil type||Loamy|
|Origin||Commonly grown in Central and South America|
How to care for Aristolochia grandiflora?
Pelican flower plant prefers sunny to partially sunny locations. But it grows best where soils are moist but well-drained.
Medium water is enough to grow this plant. Thus, Overwatering is not good for this plant.
They require moderate levels of fertilizer although place them in more high light. Moreover, Excessive fertilization can disturb blooming.
The pelican flower does not need any particular soil. However, Regular gardening soil is all you require to give this plant a new home but make sure that soil is not too dry.
Aristolochia Grandiflora growth:
The length of the plant is 10 meters but 15cm width can be acheived.
Fast growth in general.
Prune the plant in the autumn or during the winter season.
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