Common Trumpet Creeper. Vigorous climber with dark green leaves and attractive, pendant, tubular-funnel-shaped, dark orange to red flowers. Height 2-3m. An excellent exotic looking climber for a south facing wall or fence. Flowers from July to September. Deciduous. Foliage colour Green. Frost hardy. Sheltered sunny spot.
- Position: full sun
- Soil: all soils, but avoid waterlogged areas very dry soils will need extra watering
- Eventual Size: up to 4 metres spread, up to 10 metres high but can be pruned
- Habit: Climbing
- Foliage: Deciduous
- Common Names: Trumpet Vine 'Indian Summer'
Plant in a sunny spot in fertile, free draining soil. Once established, prune back side shoots to three buds from the main stem in late winter. Top mulch each winter with a good compost to keep the plant strong and healthy.
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