Have you smelt a light, soothing scented breeze in the evening when passing by a house with a garden? Half the chances are, aroma is of the Rangoon creeper flowers. The vine climbs high and creates a bush in itself, and normally seen on the property gates welcoming you. Five petal flowers, appears in scores, facing the ground like pendant. Pink petals and green trumpet like structure are characteristics of these flowers. Perennial nature and hundreds of white flowers turning to pink makes it a must-addition to garden.
Common Name: Rangoon/Burma Creeper
Marathi name: मधु मालती
Botanical Name: Combretum indicum
Family: Combretaceae (Rangoon creeper family)