Campsis radicans, Scarlet Trumpet Vine, Red Bignonia, Blood Trumpet, Dynamic Trumpet Vine

Campsis radicans

Scarlet Trumpet Vine, Red Bignonia, Blood Trumpet, Dynamic Trumpet Vine
Family: Bignoniaceae
Origin: Eastern USA to Mexico
USDA Zone: 4-10?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapVine or creeper plantSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular 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

This is a fast growing evergreen vine reaching 30 feet tall. Beautiful red orange tubular blooms with yellow throat that blooms in clusters, each bloom is up to 3 inches long. Starts to bloom in early spring and continues all summer. Can take some frosts, somewhat hardy. Can be trained as a standard. Prune to keep under control. Incredibly beautiful. Once established does not need to be watered or fertilized beyond what nature provides. Can withstand long periods of drought even in growing season and does not seem to stress it at all, it keeps blooming. Propagation Methods: From semi-hardwood cuttings, by air layering. Environmental extremes tolerated. Plant in full sun to part shade and water occasionally in the summer, do not overwater. It is hardy to about 25-30 degrees F. If it is well-established, it should regenerate from the roots if it freezes down to the ground.

Campsis xtagliabuana 'Madame Galen' is a hybrid between Campsis radicans and Campsis grandiflora.

Related species: Distictis buccinatoria.

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