Scarlet Trumpet Vine
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||DIS-tik-tis buk-si-na-TOR-i-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast-growing stems 40 to 50 ft. long.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Banana (Ensete); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Plumbage (Plumbago); Passion Vine (Passiflora)|
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