Purple Coral Pea
Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 24°F (-5°C)
Heat Tolerance: Light shade in summer
Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade
Growth Habits: Evergreen shrubby vine, up to 10 feet tall, 5 feet wide (1.5 m)
Watering Needs: Moderate water, good drainage, don not overwater
Propagation: Seeds, tip cuttings in spring, semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Cultural Practices:May be pruned hard.
Blooming Habits:Although 'violacea' means violet, pink (picture 2) and even white flowers exist.
Propagation:Scarify the seeds, or soak them in water for 24 hours. Germinate at 70°F (21°C).
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