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Arrowhead Vine

Arrowhead Vine
Photo: Sheldon Navie
Invasive Plant
Arrowhead Vine
Syngonium podophyllum

A robust climbing vine with arrowhead shaped leaves when young that mature into deeply lobed glossy leaflets that can be up to 30cm in length. The vine stems root into either the ground where they touch or even the bark of supporting trees.



  • This plant is spread through dumping of garden waste.
  • The plant can reproduce from very small pieces of stem.
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Other superior selections include;

  • Aristolochia acuminata - Native Dutchman's Pipe
  • Trachelospermum jasminoides - Star Jasmine

Ask your local retailer for more superior selections


Alternative Plants

Australian Wax Plant
Photo: Macbird Floraprint
Alternative Plant Australian Wax Plant
Hoya australis var. australis
Climbing and Ground Cover Plants

An evergreen vine that can grow to a height of 3m but happy to remain as a groundcover without something nearby to climb on. It has thick fleshy dark green leaves and it has spectacular white-pink star flowers on compact heads in winter and spring.

Bower of Beauty
Photo: Macbird Floraprint
Alternative Plant Bower of Beauty
Pandorea jasminoides
Climbing and Ground Cover Plants

Vigorous climber to spreading shrub with dark green glossy pinnate leaves. Flowers are borne in terminal clusters in the warmer months and are pink with a dark carmine throat. There are several cultivars including 'Lady Di' that has cream flowers.

Photo: Barry Naylor
Alternative Plant Xanadu
Philodendron 'Xanadu'
Climbing and Ground Cover Plants

One of the world's truly great landscape plants. With its glossy dark green deeply lobed foliage it provides a lush tropical effect. It creates a neat clump 1m x 1m, is suitable for mass planting and is at its best in full sun or a semi shaded position.

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