Drymonia coccinea

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  • Photographer: Bob Stewart
  • Grown by: Bob and Dee Stewart

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This species is characterized by yellow flowers and large brightly colored bracts. Together they serve as attraction mechanisms for pollinators. The plant grows as a liana-like vine and can reach lengths in excess of 20 feet even indoors in a greenhouse.

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Drymonia coccinea var. umecta, with a viscuous slime-like coating on the bracts.

Another flower, similar to the image above.

A flower showing the markings on the face.