They are thorny, woody vines growing anywhere from 1 to 12 meters (3 ft 3 in to 39 ft 4 in) tall, scrambling over other plants with their spiky thorns. The thorns are tipped with a black, waxy substance. They are evergreen where rainfall … Continue reading

Pink Porterweed

Pink Porterweed (Stachytarpheta mutabilis) is a variety that is native to South America but does very well in the climate of South Florida. .  The bright pink flowers of this Porterweed are striking but like the flowers of other Porterweed species, each flowers … Continue reading