Cup of Gold Vine

Solandra maxima

Cup of gold vine has a long history of ceremonial use, dating back to prehistoric times by Huichol shamans as a hallucinogen and may even pre-date the use of peyote for similar purposes. With beautiful, giant, exotic, fragrant, tropical-looking yellow chalice-shaped flowers on a powerful vine, this is a lovely plant in every respect.

Water: Moderate, don't overwater

Hardiness: Frost tender, but tolerates wind and fog

Habit: A vigorous tender perennial vine to 40' tall! Can be pruned back to a shrub.

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Average, add compost once a year

Origin: Mexico and Central America

Cup of Gold Vine