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Photo: Candy Corn Plant

Manettia luteorubra, known as candy corn plant or firecracker vine, is a beautiful and exotic vine that is native to South America. This vine is a member of the Coffee family, although it bears no resemblance at all. It will grow in full to partial sun. It does well indoors and out, and can grow to 15 feet as long as it is supported well. The flowers are red-orange tubular shape, with bright yellow tips, making it look like candy corn or fireworks.  Can be grown in a hanging basket trailing as long as you'd like or in the ground supported by a trellis.  You can also cut it back to keep it a fuller bushy shape for ground cover as opposed to a vine.

Read more at Gardening Know How: Growing Candy Corn Vines: Care Of Manettia Candy Corn Plant https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/candy-corn-plant/growing-candy-corn-vines.htm

Properties

Height
1 - 400 cm
Color
Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Needs protection