Also known as snake vine, climbing Guinea flower or golden Guinea vine
Tubestick from Kumbartcho, planted in north-east corner near fence – January 2017
a fairly vigorous climber or scrambler, growing to 2 to 5 metres long. It has elliptic to obovate leaves 3-9cm long by 1-3 cm wide. The large golden yellow flowers, 5-7cm across, occur throughout the year but are most commonly seen in late Spring and Summer.
“The yellow flowers have been reported as having an unpleasant odour variously described as similar to mothballs or animal urine or sweet but with “a pronounced faecel element”. (Oh no!)
Grows in semi-shaded areas, it flowers best in full sun