Aristolochia tomentosa, Pipevine


Commonly found growing on trees along rivers, streams, and wet woodlands, A. tomentosa is a woody stemmed vining plant that can reach heights of 20-30 feet! A. tomentosa is also a host plant for the Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor). A. tomentosa is an excellent addition to any garden, though you may want to give them a trellis.

  • Listing ID: 3818
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 3-4
  • Stratification: 60 days cold moist stratification required
  • Bloom Time: April-May
  • Family: Arsitolochiaceae (Birthwort)
  • Sunlight Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
  • Latin Name: Aristolochia tomentosa
  • Common Name: Pipevine, Dutchman's pipevine
  • Eco-Region: 251