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Vincetoxicum sp. aff. nigrum

Vincetoxicum sp. aff. nigrum
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 Vincetoxicum sp. aff. nigrumVincetoxicum sp. aff. nigrum 
Price:  £4.00
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Family:  Apocynaceae
Main Season:  Summer
Flower Colour:  Brown
Leaf Colour:  Green
Foliage:  Deciduous
Position:  Sun
Soil Type:  Ordinary, medium loam
Height:  45cm to 60cm (18" to 2')
Peat Free?  Yes
Hardiness Guide:  RHS H5 minimum -10°C to -15°C
Pot Size:  9cm

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Clumps of upright stems with veined deep green leaves and clusters of rusty-brown to black flowers with yellowish throats in summer. Showy silky seeds later. Sun, ordinary soil. 60cm.

Obtained labelled as Vincetoxicum nigrum but I'm starting to doubt it!  Vincetoxicum rossicum looks a possibility.  The large number of websites listing these species as invasive are referring to the USA and not anywhere in Europe where it is native.

Syn. Cynanchum nigrum.