Jacquemontia sandwicensis vine

Jacquemontia sandwicensis vine flowers in Hawaii

Jacquemontia sandwicensis is a low-growing groundcover which requires little water and is salt tolerant, which makes it ideal for growing on the coast. The little blue or white flowers bloom year round. One of the morning glory family (Convolvulaceae), it’s endemic to Hawaii, where it’s known as Pāʻuohiʻiaka.

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    1. Graham Post author

      Don’t worry, you’re not alone. I kind of know how the pronunciation works here, but I still butcher it all the time.


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