CAMPSIS radicans

Commonly known as Common trumpet vine

Brilliant orange and scarlet trumpets
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Dark-green, pinnate leaves, 2.5-10cm (1-4in) long, composed of 7-11 toothed leaflets.
  • Orange
    Orange and scarlet
  • 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. Produces terminal bunches of 4-12 slender 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.

CAMPSIS radicans

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. Bignonia radicans. Train and tie in shoots until aerial roots have taken hold. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, mealy bugs, whiteflies, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    Southeastern USA.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Tubular
    Tubular-trumpet-shaped flowers 6-8cm (2½-3in)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Buy Varieties of CAMPSIS radicans

CAMPSIS radicans 'Flamenco'

CAMPSIS radicans 'Flamenco'

Common trumpet vine

bright orange flowers often earlier in the year than the other varieties

 
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CAMPSIS radicans 'Indian Summer'

CAMPSIS radicans 'Indian Summer'

Common trumpet vine

deep orange flowers on the outside and orange-red on the inside. Very floriferous

 
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CAMPSIS radicans 'Yellow Trumpet'

CAMPSIS radicans 'Yellow Trumpet'

Trumpet vine

('Flava') - vigorous climber for south facing wall

 
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