Scarlet Trumpet Vine
Pronunciation: DIS-tik-tis buk-si-na-TOR-i-a
|Description||Amazing warm season color display for fences, high walls or arbors. Vigorous grower produces an abundance of blood red trumpet-shaped flowers with yellow throats. Climbs by tendrils. A more cold hardy species that will survive a light freeze. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Fast-growing stems 40 to 50 ft. long.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Banana (Ensete); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Plumbage (Plumbago); Passion Vine (Passiflora)|
|Care||Thrives in most loamy, well-drained soils with consistent moisture. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Provide support such as a trellis or arbor. Prune annually to control size. Protect from temperatures below 25 degrees.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11
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100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.