Evergreen hairless vine. Lush, deep green, glossy, serrated leaves, 7-9 pointed leaflets. Trusses of large pink bell-shaped flowers (Dec-Mar), deeper pink veins, in loose clusters on canes above foliage.
Abandoned gardens. Prefers warm sunny conditions Mature plants frost tolerant.
Dense foliage smothers other vegetation. Grows rampantly in warm conditions.
Requires regular follow up.
1. Hand-pull small infestations, dig out roots.
2. Cut at ground level, stump paint (5g metsulfuron/1L).
3. Spray if underlying vegetation is not desirable (100ml glyphosate/10L).
Caution: when using any herbicide or pesticide PLEASE READ THE LABEL THOROUGHLY to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.