CAMPSIS grandiflora

Commonly known as Chinese trumpet vine

Deep orange-red trumpet-shaped flowers
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CAMPSIS grandiflora

 
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  • Deciduous
    Mid- to dark-green, pinnate leaves to 30cm (12in) long, composed of 7-9 toothed leaflets.
  • Orange
    Deep orange red
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • 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. Pendent, terminal bunches of 6-12 open funnel-shaped flowers.
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Against a wall
    In colder areas grow against a warm wall in full sun.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Can tolerate some shade in warmer areas.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - produces few aerial roots so may need permanent tying to its support.
  • Pests & Diseases
    scale insects, mealy bugs, whiteflies, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin
    China
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Trumpet
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 8
    Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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