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Tristellateia australasiae (Shower of Gold Climber, Galphimia Vine, Maidens Jealousy, Thryallis Vine)

Tristellateia australasiae

Botanical Name:    Tristellateia australasiae A. Rich.

Common Name(s):    Shower of Gold Climber, Vining Galphimia, Vining Milkweed, Maidens Jealousy, Thryallis Vine

Family:    Malpighiaceae

Genus:    Tristellateia

Species:    T.australasiae

Plant Type:    Climbing vine

Height:    6-10 ft (1.8-3 m)

Spread:    24-36 in.(60-90 cm)

Bloom Time:    Summer to Fall

Bloom Color(s):    Bright Yellow

Leaves:    Lance-shaped, Green

Range:    Southeast Asia to Australia, and the western Pacific


Tristellateia australasiae (Shower of Gold Climber、Vining Galphimia、Vining Milkweed、Maiden's Jealousy、Thryallis Vine) is a species of flowering plant in the Malpighiaceae family. It is native to Southeast Asia (including Singapore) to Australia, and the western Pacific. It is a climbing vine plant that grows to 9 - 10 ft. The leaves are opposite, lance-shaped, green, 10-12 cm long and 4-7 cm broad. Flowers in terminal racemes. The flower are bright yellow, with five petals. It can be propagated by seed or stem cuttings.

How to Grow

Sun:    Full Sun

Water:    Light Irrigation

Soil:    Moderate Water

Propagation:    Seeds, Stem cutting