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Commonly known as Trumpet creeper, Trumpet vine
Genus of 2 species of vigorous, woody, deciduous climbers usually climbing by aerial roots. They originate from woodland in China and North America.
Their exotic appearance belies their ease of growing given a south-facing warm wall.
Deciduous - pinnate leaves with oval leaflets.
Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - vigorous, woody climber, usually climbing by aerial roots. Showy, trumpet- or funnel-shaped flowers 6-8cm (2½-3in) long.
Against a wall - in colder areas grow against a warm wall in full sun.
Partial shade - can tolerate some shade in warmer areas.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - scale insects, mealy bugs, whiteflies, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
Place of origin - China, North America.
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil