Orange blooms, large heart-shaped leaves

stitchem(zone 9, Central Fl)June 19, 2014

This interesting-looking vine with Orange blooms coming out of pod like things, with large heart-shaped leaves is growing in Sarasota, FL. Can anyone ID this please?

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dryadella

It belongs to Costus genera.

Rgds

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 12:56PM
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stitchem(zone 9, Central Fl)

Thanks Dryadella! I think I made a mistake in my description, as the heard shaped leaves are from another vine. The pods' leaves are long and narrow.

This post was edited by stitchem on Sat, Jun 21, 14 at 10:23

    Bookmark   June 21, 2014 at 10:21AM
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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

The vine is Dioscorea, probably D. bulbifera.

    Bookmark   June 21, 2014 at 1:41PM
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stitchem(zone 9, Central Fl)

Thanks saltcedar!

    Bookmark   June 22, 2014 at 3:05PM
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