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•Status in Florida: Native

•Size at Maturity: Typically grows as a sprawling vine, reaching lengths of up to 6 feet or more.

•Phenology: Short-lived perennial vine with heart-shaped leaves and trumpet-shaped flowers that are usually pink or purple.

•Life Cycle: Perennial

•Bloom Season: Spring to fall

•Deciduous, Dioecious, Evergreen: Deciduous

•Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade

•Soil Texture: Well-drained sandy or loamy soils

•Soil pH: Tolerant of a wide range, but prefers slightly acidic to neutral (pH 6.0-7.0)

•Moisture Requirements: Prefers somewhat moist soil, but can tolerate drought once established

•Tolerance to Salt Spray: Low tolerance

•Recommended Landscape Uses: Butterfly gardens, pollinator gardens, native plant gardens, ground cover, erosion control

•Maintenance Tips: Moderate maintenance; prune as needed to control growth and prevent overcrowding

•Considerations: Tievine can spread aggressively and may require management to prevent it from becoming invasive in some areas.

•Deer and/or Rabbit Resistance: Moderately resistant; typically not preferred by deer or rabbits

•Edible: Not typically consumed

•Medicinal Uses: No significant medicinal uses

•Toxicity to Pets: Not known to be toxic to pets

•Florida Native Companion Plant: Firebush (Hamelia patens)

•Wildlife Benefit: Attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies; provides habitat and food for various insects

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