Royal Trumpet Vine
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Lore||This trumpet vine is a strong hummingbird lure with its tubular flowers adapted to the bird's long beak.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; stems reach 25 to 30 ft. long.|
|Bloom Time||Late Summer to Fall|
|Design Ideas||This exquisite vine deserves to be grown up close to outdoor living areas due to the intensely colored blooms. Train onto a porch or balcony weaving through the railings or up the post. Cascades nicely off walls and fences. Exceptional climbing into trees and shrubs in tropical gardens.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Green Wall, Privacy Screen, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Summer Flowering Vine|
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 30 degrees.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10 - 11