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Dutchman’s Pipevine, Aristolochia macrophylla

Dutchman’s Pipevine, Aristolochia macrophylla


Perennial vine native to Eastern US suitable for zones 4a-8b. This fast, dense growing vine with large leaves provides an abundance of food for Pipevine Swallowtail Caterpillars. Prefers moist, rich, well drained soils in part sun to shade.

“Caution: The plants of this genus contain a toxin known as aristolochic acid. Ingestion of any part of this plant may cause irreversible kidney failure. The Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly is immune to this poison in this particular species.

Fire Risk: This plant has an extreme flammability rating and should not be planted within the defensible space of your home. Select plants with a low flammability rating for the sites nearest your home.”,moist%20woods%2C%20or%20near%20streams.

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