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A picture of a Watakaka


Dregea spp.

Dregea volubilis W IMG 1597 by J.M.Garg (CC BY 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Watakaka
A photo of Watakaka
A photo of Watakaka
A photo of Watakaka

Watakaka Overview

Dregea is a genus containing around 7 evergreen, woody-stemmed climbing species from the Apocynaceae family. These plants originate from Southern Asia and Africa. They have oppositely arranged foliage with heart-shaped to broadly lance-shaped leaves. Flowers are small and scented, in clusters, bowl-shaped and usually white or yellow, with pink patterning at the petal bases, of which there are 5.

How to propagate Watakaka



Seed or basal stem cuttings.

Special features of Watakaka

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves


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