Hot Lips® Trumpet Vine

Campsis x tagliabuana 'Rutcam' PP #19,415

Abundant sprays of trumpet-shaped bright red flowers cover this showy vine for an extra long bloom season. Creates a dramatic effect and attracts hummingbirds. Excellent for covering fences or arbors. Drought tolerant once established; thrives and blooms best with near neglect. Deciduous.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical PronunciationKAMP-sis tag-lee-ah-boo-AH-na
Average Size at Maturity8-10' H x 10-15' W
Bloom TimeSpring through summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Landscape UseContainer, Erosion Control, Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Living Wall
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Easily grown in average, well drained soil. Young plants require regular watering until established. Apply mulch to conserve soil moisture. To stimulate flowering, keep slightly dry and feed sparingly; avoid fertilizers with high nitrogen ratio. Provide trellis or other support. Prune to control size.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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