It can get darker.
This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was
given this name by Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach in 1830. It is found in
western South Africa, growing in a rich but well
drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to
ten centimetres, the vines can reach 1,2 metres. The flowers are
yellowish white with brownish violet stripes.