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Trumpet Creeper

Campsis spp.

Also known as

Trumpet Vine

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

12m

8m

Min

8m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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

Cuttings

Take hardwood or root cuttings in late autumn or early winter.

Layering

Stems can be layered in either Spring or Autumn.

Seed

Sow seed into containers in Autumn can over winter in a cold frame.

Special features of Trumpet Creeper

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

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 .