|This is a spreading, evergreen climber that grows up to 20 feet tall. Leaves are wide, elliptic, deep green, up to 8 inches long. Summer borne flowers are purple, blue, pink or white, 3/4 inches wide, and held in drooping panicles, up to 6 inches wide. Fruit is small, round, red, to 1/2 inch wide. Native to Tropical South America. Protect from frost.