It grows on sand dunes and beaches above the high tide line in tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world. Light pink, crepe-paper-like, 4″ flowers cover this climbing vine from spring to summer. Its large, green, felted leaves add the right contrast for its deep rose floral centres. Hardy Zone 10 and higher Full sun, grows to 1-3’ in a container, vining in habit, minimum temperature 60F, blooms in spring and summer. Fresh leaf: externally use to relief jelly-fish poisoning.
Common Name: Beach Morning Glory, Gost Foot Creeper, Railroad Vine
Origin: Central America