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Aristolochia gigantea ~ Dutchman's Pipe

Aristolochia gigantea is a larger and more tender species than Aristolochia littoralis. The Dutchman's Pipe is tender with temperatures anywhere below freezing. While the plants may recover from the roots the top is very tender. Aristolochia gigantea typically has 4" blooms and leaves in our area. The Dutchman's Pipe prefers moist soil. The vines can reach 20 feet or more in suitable conditions. Attract the Pipevine Swallowtail to your Butterfly Garden.

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Aristolochia gigantea, Dutchman's Pipe