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Trumpet Vine

Botanical Name
Campsis radicans
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 9
Height
20 to 40 feet
Width
5 to 10 feet
Flowers
July thru frost: oranges, scarlet, yellows
Fruit
3-5" pea pod like capsule containing 2-winged flattened seeds
Light
Full sun
Soil
Adaptable to most except wet
Planting & Care
  • Very easy to grow
  • Avoid excessive shade and high nitrogen fertilizers around or near which prevent flowering
  • Provide extra support when growing vertically
  • Late to leaf out
  • Plant bare-root trumpet vines in the early spring before new growth begins
  • Plant container grown plants any time during the growing season
  • Prune yearly in late winter to early spring to control size
Problems
Suckering, aggressive growth can be invasive
Varieties
  • Apricot - apricot yellow flowers
  • Crimson Trumpet - velvet red flowers
  • Flava - yellow to orange-yellow flowers

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