Variegated Fairy Vine - Angel Vine - Muehlenbeckia complexa 'Tricolor'

Regular price $5.99

A tricolor version of our favorite fairy vine! The Variegated Fairy Vine is a delicate, but sturdy plant for the miniature garden that is normally used for a ground cover. Tiny stems that are deep red, contrasting nicely against the small, round leaves in pink, green and cream. Grow it up a miniature trellis or arbor for fun.

Re-pot or divide this plant every two to three years, it's a ground cover and this one really wants to cover the ground. By interrupting the growing process and not letting it get established, you'll slow it down. Don't hesitate in controlling this plant.

If it's planted in-ground, shovel-prune it by slicing the border of the plant (wherever your border is,) with a shovel, severing the underground runners or roots. Collect, or gently pull-up the cut-off foliage or they might root again. Keep pruning every spring and throughout the summer whenever you see it running where you don't want to.

  • train over an arbor or along a fence
  • outdoor: Part sun/Part shade
  • cold hardy to zones 8 - 10 
  • heat hardy zones 10 - 8
  • 3" to 6" tall if left to grow in-ground
  • Supposedly spreads to 12" to 18" but this one will keep going
  • indoor: bright indirect
  • regular water
  • in a pot: divide every couple of years to keep it happy
  • in the ground: invasive in some areas. Judiciously divide or shovel-prune in late spring to control growth
  • vines can be used for miniature crafting
  • comes in a 4" pot

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From Cheryl in TX:

Hi Guys, just wanted to tell you my little trees/plants arrived today and they are absolutely beautiful! Thank you so much.  I know I will enjoy them as I do all my trees and plants that I get from y’all ❤️