Campsis x tagliabuana
Common Trumpet Creeper
Vigorous climbers used for large-scale effects, quick summer screens. All bear radiant, orange-toned blossoms shaped like flaring trumpets in clusters at branch tips midsummer to fall. Glossy leaves are divided into 2 1/2-in., ovate leaflets. Stems have aerial rootlets that cling to wood, brick, stucco, and other surfaces. Unless pruned and tied to supporting surface, old plants can become top-heavy and pull away. Each dormant season, shorten some branches and thin others. Pinch back shoot tips in summer to keep plants bushy. Plants spread by suckering roots; pull any that appear. If older plants become unmanageable, cut to ground before spring growth begins and train a few strong new stems.
Hybrid between Campsis grandiflora and Campsis radicans. Grows to 30–40 ft., produces salmon-red to red flowers, depending upon variety.
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This evergreen shrub is more upright (to 10–12 ft. tall and wide) than E. pungens, with...
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