10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Trumpet creeper Overview
Campsis is a small genus containing just 2 accepted species of deciduous, perennial, creeping vines that cling through the use of aerial roots. They originate from China and North America, in woodland habitats. Producing attractive 6-8cm long, trumpet-shaped, usually red, flowers in summer.
Common problems with Trumpet creeper
It can also be attacked by a scale bug.
How to harvest Trumpet creeper
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Trumpet creeper
Take hardwood or root cuttings in late autumn or early winter.
Stems can be layered in either Spring or Autumn.
Sow seed into containers in Autumn can over winter in a cold frame.
Special features of Trumpet creeper
Other uses of Trumpet creeper
This exotic looking climber suits being used to help create a sub tropical feel and can be grown in sheltered wall side borders with support or in large containers in urban courtyards or conservatories .