Perennial climbing sub-shrub < 6 m tall. Stems are much branched. Flowers are orange/red, < 25 mm long and borne in inflorescences in September – May. Fruits are oval capsules < 45 mm long and contain black winged seeds.
To help protect our environment:
Open scrub, forest and riparian margins, wasteland.
Seeds dispersed by wind.
Smothers and suppresses native vegetation.
Cut and pull vines away from desirable trees and native plants before foliar spraying. Follow up treated areas 3 times per year. Encourage natural regeneration of native plants or replant treated areas where possible after 2-3 treatments to establish dense ground cover and minimise reinvasion.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.