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Frost Tolerance: Dies to the ground following a hard freeze.
Heat Tolerance: At least afternoon shade in climates with very hot summers
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Origin: Southwestern China.
Growth Habits: Evergreen rambling vine, 6 to 10 feet long, occasionally a shrub; green stems, square in cross section, becoming woody with age; opposite leaves, with 3 glossy dark-green leaflets, 1.6 to 2.8 inches long (4-7 cm)
Watering Needs: Moderate water, needs well drained soil, prefers a soil rich in organic matter
Propagation: Cuttings in summer, very easy with layering