Bignonia capreolata, Crossvine

Bignonia capreolata

Family: Bignoniaceae
Origin: North America
USDA Zone: 6-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapVine or creeper plantSemi-shadeFull sunRegular waterYellow, orange flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Fast-growing cross-vine with unique leaves - two leaflets per leaf; the rachis ends with a tendril. The common name comes from the cross shape seen when you make a cross-section of a stem, makes an outstanding screen. Will scramble up a trellis or any other support quickly and easily. It is hardy and relatively pest free. The deep red buds in spring open to reveal a cheery yellow inside. Unscented tubular flowers appear in late April. Prune as desired.

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Bignonia Capreolata - Crossvine

Fast-growing cross-vine with deep red buds in spring, which open to reveal a cheery yellow inside. Tubular flowers appear in late spring. Very cold hardy, easy to grow.
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Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
10"/3 gal pot