Port St John creeper
Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Lianes and Related Trailing Plants
Vigorous evergreen, hairless vine. Leaflets 2-7 cm long, long-oval and serrated, larger (5-9 cm long) on strong vegetative shoots. Flowers trumpet shaped to 8 cm, pink with rose red veins especially inside tube.
Related to wonga wonga vine (Pandorea pandorana) from which it can be identified by the inflated calyx (green bracts at the base of the flower tube) with its much larger teeth (4-7 mm). (DOC, 1998).
December, March, April, May
Reason For Introduction
Life Cycle Comments
Vegetative spread through layering. Seed capsules are occasionally formed and this some evidence that seed is viable.
Rarely seen but appears to be viable
Vegetative spread, usually from carelessly discarded garden waste