Rose red flowers with yellow stamens basking in sunlight
Antigonon leptopus (Coral Vine)

This is the most common colorful vine you will see growing wild outside of Barranquilla´s city limits. The flowers are normally bright pink and occasionally red or white and is always in bloom. It grows throughout Colombia, but rarely used as an ornamental in gardens. The plant is either native to Colombia or naturalized.

Bright pink Antigonon flower
Panicles of bright pink flowers
A raceme with hanging pedicels of pink flowers
A large Antigonon leptopus vine overwhelming the vegetation
One Antigonon leptopu white flower
Clusters of white flowers
A raceme with hanging pedicels of white flowers