Rangoon Creeper - Quisqualis indica
The Rangoon Creeper is a very beautiful tropical plant. It is a vine with a shrubby habit, and has gorgeous flowers which start out white, and age to pink and then a deep red. Fragrance is wonderful, very strong and exotic, a cross between ‘fruity, sweet and coconut’. It is often at its most fragrant at night and in early mornings. Flowers are long and tubular, form stunning clusters which hang down from the main plant.
The Rangoon Creeper can be grown as a shrub (pruned back regularly to promote bushy habit) or as a creeping plant/vine. grown up a support.
Growing the Rangoon Creeper - Quisqualis indica
The Rangoon Creeper is evergreen and fast growing, making it suitable to quickly cover trellises, ugly walls or veranda’s. It can be pruned to keep its shape, or tied up and trailed. Best results are achieved if this plant is water regularly, and fertilised with a fertiliser for flowers, such as Hibiscus Food.
This is a very easy-care plant, suitable to most gardens. In cooler climates provide a warm sheltered spot. Leaves are frost tender but the vine is tougher. Even if it dies back, this vine will shoot to life when the time is right. Best grown in full sun with adequate moisture once mature.
Rangoon Creeper Common names:
Rangoon Creeper, Chinese Honeysuckle, Burma Creeper, Drunken Sailor
Plants for Sale: Beautiful plants approx 30cm tall, nicely established.