Balboa Sunset® Trumpet Vine

Campsis radicans 'Monbal'

SKU
2271
Rating:
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Tubular, 3 to 4 in. dark red flowers in clusters create a dramatic show and attract hummingbirds. A clinging vine ideal for screening on lattice, covering large areas as a groundcover or on an arbor. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationKAMP-sis RAH-di-kanz
LoreDiscovered in 1998 by Monrovia Growers' Propagation Manager Andrew Proud, growing wild on Balboa Island, California. Large clusters of tubular shaped flowers in velvety red with hues of orange remind one of a tropical sunset. This easy-to-grow selection of the native southeast species is also very attractive to hummingbirds.
Average Size at MaturityVigorous, clinging stems quickly reach 30 ft. or longer.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Fall
Design IdeasA great fast growing flowering vine for cloaking open shade arbors quickly. Snake it up posts or columns to overhead trellage at gateways and entries. Will sprawl up large bare walls and across the roof to bloom in the heat. Good coverage for masking old or unattractive fences and outbuildings from view. Drape over walls or let it cascade off retaining walls. Add to wildlife friendly settings for increased hummingbird draw.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseErosion Control, Espalier, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Key FeatureShowy Flowering Vine

Easily grown in lean, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Keep slightly dry and feed sparingly to stimulate flowering; avoid high nitrogen fertilizers. Provide trellis or arbor support. Prune annually to control size. Sap may irritate skin.

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