Cassytha filiformis/Love Vine

Cassytha filiformis / Cassytha filiformis
Long, stringy filaments covering another plant
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Long, stringy filaments covering another plant

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Scientific Name: Cassytha filiformis
Common Name: Love Vine
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This plant is a stem parasite that survives by attaching itself to and spreading over other plants. Plant used in some scientific studies. Has little ornamental value. Normally seen growing over volunteer vegetation in the open landscape.