Forms a dense, low growing shrub. Likes shade. Will intermix well with Ferns. Can handle extreme conditions like moisture and drought. Attracts and is a host plant for several species of butterflies.
Native Range: Southern United States (Florida, Texas, Arizona), the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated
Synonyms: P. scandens.