How to grow Dalechampia dioscoreifolia

Dalechampia dioscoreifolia grow and care – vine of the genus Dalechampia also known as Bat Flower, Dalechampia dioscoreifolia perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental hedge plant or as ground cover, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and grow in hardiness zone 10+ (as perennial) 7+ (as annual),

Leaves color green in heart shape.

Dalechampia dioscoreifolia flower

Flower color yellow and bracts color pink or purple, the bracts is connected two petals look likes bat wings

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How to grow Dalechampia dioscoreifolia growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
2-6m, 6-20 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Bat wing shape flower in pink or purple flowers, the flowers is connected two petals

Scientific name:

Dalechampia dioscoreifolia

How to grow Dalechampia dioscoreifolia

Dalechampia dioscoreifolia plant

Dalechampia dioscoreifolia flower

Growing Dalechampia dioscoreifolia

Dalechampia dioscoreifolia plant care

Dalechampia dioscoreifolia


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
  • Vine
Plant Uses
  • Ground cover plants
  • Hedging plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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