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Vigna caracalla Snail Vine

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This is a leguminous vine from tropical South and Central America. It has fragrant flowers that is reminisent of hyacinths, with a distinctive curled shape, giving rise to the common names snail vine, corkscrew vine, and snail bean. It likes full sun and consistently damp soil. It prefers high heat and humidity and can become invasive if these conditions are met. In colder areas it does well in a pot if it is overwintered inside.



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