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Trumpet Honeysuckle

Campsis radicans

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

8a-9b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

4m

8m

Min

2.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Trumpet Honeysuckle Overview

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.

Common problems with Trumpet Honeysuckle

It can also be attacked by a scale bug.

How to harvest Trumpet Honeysuckle

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Trumpet Honeysuckle

Cuttings

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

Seed

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

Layering

Stems can be layered in either Spring or Autumn

Special features of Trumpet Honeysuckle

Attracts bees

Good plant for attracting bees and other pollinating insect wildlife into your garden.

Other uses of Trumpet Honeysuckle

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 .