• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Vigorous, self-clinging vine; quickly reaches 30 ft. long.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Flowering Vine
    Blooms:
    Late Spring and Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:big-NO-ni-a KAP-re-oh-la-ta
    Deciduous/evergreen:Semi-evergreen
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Vigorous, self-clinging vine; quickly reaches 30 ft. long.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Spring and Summer
    Flower color:Orange
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic, Tropical
    Companion PlantsButterfly Bush (Buddleja); Coneflower (Echinacea); Milkweed (Asclepias); Bee Balm (Monarda); Salvia (Salvia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in most average, well-drained soils. Tolerates shade, but flowers best with full sun. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Prune annually after flowering to reduce size.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.