Mar, Apr, May
Climbers, Annual, Ground Cover, Vine, A softly pubescent herbaceous twiner
Orange to yellow flowers with dark brown-maroon throats 1 1/2" across 5 petals. Blooms summer through fall but best blooms are when the hottest part of summer is over. Can find different cultivar with other flower colors like white, light yellow, and sulpher yellow., Pale to dark yellow flowers (sometimes white) usually red or dark purple in the throat.
The fruit develops inside the green bracts of the flower maturing to a tan color. Fruits contain 2-4 semicericular, reticulate seeds., Capsule densely puberulous, depressed globose, 6–9 × 7–12 mm, beak 8–17(–19) mm long, constricted at base.
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