Botanical Name: Campsis tagliabuana
Height: 25 feet
Spacing: 6-8 feet
Depth: Plant so top of root ball is even with the soil surface
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Color: Dark orange (salmon-red)
Foliage: Dark green compound leaf-opposite 7-11 leaflets. Climbs by means of root like holdfasts.
Blooms: Early summer to frost
Fruit: 3-5 inch capsule.
Form: deciduous woody stemmed climbing vine
Flower Form: 2.5 inch wide, 3 inch long trumpets
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moderately moist,humus rich soil is best
Growth Rate: Slow first season while establishing; several feet per year thereafter
Pruning: Prune to control or shape in late winter or early spring
Size: 2.5 - 3 inches.
Comments: Mix peat moss, compost, or well-rotted manure deeply into the soil. Cut back to within a few inches of the ground after planting. In late winter-early spring, prune back all shoots of previous year's growth to within 2-3 inches of their bases. Large, prolific blooms that attract hummingbirds. Clinging vine that is good to use on rough surfaces such as brick, stucco, or a trellis. Not for use on wooden structures. Flowers and foliage may cause dermatitis if handled. May take 3 years to bloom.
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