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CAMPSIS x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen'
Commonly known as Trumpet vine
Hardy and vigorous climber flowering in late summer. Salmon-red trumpets
Good to know - train and tie in shoots until aerial roots have taken hold.
Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew, leaf spot, scale insects, mealy bugs,whiteflies.
Place of Origin - mid 19th Century hybrid of C. radicans (America) and C. grandiflora (China).
Height - 10m (33ft)
Spread - 2m (6ft)
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 - woody climber with aerial roots. Produces terminal panicles of 6-12 trumpet-shaped flowers.
Deciduous - pinnate, dark green leaves to 30cm (12in) long, composed of 7-11 ovate leaflets.
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)
Fertile moist well-drained soil
Against a wall - in colder areas grow against a warm wall in full sun.
Partial shade - can tolerate some shade in warmer areas.
Flower Colour - Red - salmon red
Campsis – Growing Guide
Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Arches - Obelisks & Trellis
Metal wall trellis
Steel garden trellis panels finished with ball finials. 10 year guarantee.
3 options from £10.45
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5
2ply sisal garden twine - 250 grams
Natural garden twine, 500 grams, 350 metres. Ideal in the garden or the home.