CAMPSIS x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen'

Commonly known as Trumpet vine

Hardy and vigorous climber flowering in late summer. Salmon-red trumpets
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Pinnate, dark green leaves to 30cm (12in) long, composed of 7-11 ovate leaflets.
  • Red
    Salmon red
  • 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
  • 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 x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen'

  • Additional Features
    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).
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Terminal panicles of 6-12 flowers
  • 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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil

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