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Woodly climbing species with a vigorous growth habit, capable of exceeding 12m tall and 4m wide. This species produces pinnate foliage and clusters of bright red or orange, trumpet-shaped blooms approximately 8cm in length.
Generally not harvested.
Take hardwood or root cuttings in late autumn or early winter.
Sow seed into containers in Autumn can over winter in a cold frame.
Stems can be layered in either Spring or Autumn
Good plant for attracting bees and other pollinating insect wildlife into your garden.
America, North America
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
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 .
It can also be attacked by a scale bug.