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Port St Johns Creeper

Podranea ricasoliana

Also known as

Pink Trumpet Vine, Port St Johns Klimop (Afr.)

Podranea ricasoliana by Christian Grenier (

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size








  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

More images of Port St Johns Creeper

A photo of Port St Johns Creeper
A Podranea ricasoliana flower in a glasshouse
A close up of a Podranea ricasoliana flower
Some Podranea ricasoliana growing in the wild with pink flowers

Port St Johns Creeper Overview

Podranea ricasoliana is a vigorous evergreen climber in the Bignoniaceae family. It produces glossy green oval to lance-shaped foliage and showy, pink, trumpet-shaped blooms. Originating from Southern Africa, this species is capable of growing over 10m in height. It has a graceful, arching and spreading habit. The pretty pink flowers are scented and typically last all summer, appearing above the foliage. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal.

Common problems with Port St Johns Creeper

How to propagate Port St Johns Creeper


You can propagate from seeds in the spring or cuttings in summer.


Special features of Port St Johns Creeper

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Wind break

Hedge plant

Other uses of Port St Johns Creeper

Grown for their flowers from spring to autumn.


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