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Trumpet creeper, a native vine that provides food source for hummingbirds. Photo Credit: Clarence A. Rechenthin @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Trumpet creeper, a native vine that provides food source for hummingbirds.
Photo Credit: Clarence A. Rechenthin @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Campsis radicans

Trumpet creeper

An excellent addition to any hummingbird garden, the red and orange trumpets are valuable to and very attractive to hummingbirds.

Campsis radicans is a vigorous and fast growing vine, which produces underground runners and freely self-seeds.  Prefers moist soils and will grow well in shade, but for the best flowering, should have good sun.  


Height:

30 ft

Spread:

5-10 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Orange, Red

Campsis radicans Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade
  • Full Sun
  • Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Clay Soil
  • Naturalizing

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CARA2