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Scientific Name: Vigna caracalla
Alternative Names: Corkscrew vine

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Vigna caracalla
Vigna caracalla
Vigna caracalla


  • Perennial
  • Snailvine is native to South America and Central America.
  • It bears masses of heavily scented purple-pink, white and cream flowers from mid summer - a good option for fences, trellises and living privacy screens.
  • Snailvine is fast growing and can be trimmed to keep it under control.
  • It goes dormant in winter and can be grown as a summer annuals in temperate regions.
  • Snailvine needs full sun and regular water.
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