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Canary Creeper

Tropaeolum peregrinum

Also known as

Canarybird-Flower, Canarybird-Vine

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

30cm

2m

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Canary Creeper Overview

This is a perennial vine that is grown as an annual. The leaves are lobed and the flowers are bright, small and yellow with the lower petals being fringed. It will produce tropical-looking blooms which are reminiscent of an exotic bird's head.

Common problems with Canary Creeper

How to propagate Canary Creeper

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds, cuttings or tubers in spring.

Seed

The seeds should be sown under glass in early spring in the bed in which they are to be grown.

Tubers

Other uses of Canary Creeper

Climbing, ornamental, borders