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Birdwing Butterfly Plant Pararistolochia praevenosa

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Richmond Birdwing Vine, Brisbane Botanic Gardens, covering a fence

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Richmond Birdwing Vine

Pararistolochia praevenosa
A large vine of temperate subtropical rainforests. The vine attracts one of the largest and most spectacular butterflies the Richmond Birdwing Butterfly which is considered an endangered species. This is the only food source for the catterpillars of this ... Read More

$23.90 ($4.90-$23.90 choose a size)

Specifications of Richmond Birdwing Vine

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

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Richmond Birdwing Vine Reviews & Tips

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★★★★★ 1months ago


Richmond Birdwing Vine

Quick growing and robust plant

★★★★★ 6months ago


Richmond Birdwing Vine

Healthy plants. Thank you. Fingers crossed. They are fussy.

★★★★★ 6months ago


Richmond Birdwing Vine

Great strong plants that have settled in well.

★★★★★ 11months ago


Richmond Birdwing Vine

I purchased this plant for the Richmond Butterfly as I have native bees and love to see creatures in my garden. At this stage the vine is just establishing it self but I love to watch it extend up my trellis

★★★★★ 3y ago

coochiemudlo island, qld, Australia

Richmond Birdwing Vine

Flourishing and running up a yellow stringy bark with a rope loosley spiraling to give the vine some minimal purchase. Drip fed water for ten minutes in morning + deep coarse bark mulch. First flowers after three years. ocasional native plant food.

Jj King
7y ago

Lennox Head, NSW, Australia

Richmond Birdwing Vine

We planted one about 6 months ago. It's now spring and is about 2 meters tall. We've lead it up via twine to a palm tree. It seems very happy but we're yet to see any flowers or butterflies. Hopefully over the summer.

★★★ 13y ago

Bardon, Qld, Australia

Bought this vine to grow up a tree to give it a more tropical look and do my bit for the local rare butterfly. Needs water occasionally. Growth has been slow.

★★★★ 14y ago

Highgate Hill, QLD, Australia

Planted in ground. Plant is a little more straggly than I expected.  The flowers have just started. Not really noticable, but it was planted for environmental reasons, to assist with getting birdwing butterflies back into the area.I have not seen any ...

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