Pandorea pandorana Steenis

Wonga Wonga Vine

Family: Bignoniaceae

Genus: Pandorea

Category: Vine

Zones: Hardy to 25F

Size: To 15' but will quickly climb to the top of a large tree

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Twining vine. Compound leaves with 3 to 7 leaflets to 6" long. Tubular cream to white flowers with purple or brown markings in spring. Fruits oblong, large with elongated winged seeds.


Published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 3: 198 in 1928.

Synonym Bignonia pandorana Andrews published in Bot. Repos. 2: 86 in 1800.

Native to Australia, Norfolk Island.

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