WONGA VINE FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The Wonga Vine is a vigorous vine or scrambling shrub. The glossy green leaves are pinnate with 3 to 9 leaflets about 3 cm to 8 cm long. Young leaves are finer with up to 13 leaflets. The plant flowers in winter, spring and summer. The flowers are funnel shaped and white or cream often with maroon or purple markings in the throat. The fruit is a woody pod 4 cm to 6 cm long
rainforest, dry sclerophyll forest, dry scrub, rocky outcrops
Wonga Vine is found in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia., Northern Territory, Western Australia, on Flinders Island in Bass Strait, but not on Tasmania. Also found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu. It has become naturalised in New Zealand.
Spread (m): 3 - 8
Soil Texture: sand, loam, clay
Soil pH: acid soils, neutral soils, alkaliine soils
Frost Sensitivity: resistant
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 400
Flower Colour: cream / pink
Flower Season: winter, spring
(source: SA State Flora Catalog)
|Common Name:||Wonga Vine|
Relatives in same Genus
Pandorea jasminoides 'Lady Di'