INFO + CARE
genus: Dioscorea L.
native range: throughout the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world
zone: 8 to 13
height/ length: to 16 m
spread: to 1m
type species: Dioscorea villosa L.
bloom time: seasonal bloomer
bloom description: white
sun: full sun to part shade
soil type: loose, well-draining, 'breathing' potting mix
toxicity: toxic to pets and humans, bulbs require detoxification