The Q&A Archives: Clinging? Vine

Question: Campsis radicans 'Monbal' is described on your hangtag as a clinging vine; it's not clinging and I have to tie it up. It's beautiful and healthy but I don't see any tendrils that would allow it to

Answer: Campsis radicans 'Monbal' is also called trumpet creeper. The stems of these plants have aerial rootlets, which helps them cling to wood, brick, stucco, and other surfaces. If your plant is scrambling up a trellis or other support, the vines will eventually crawl over one another and become self-supporting. It will just take a little time. Best wishes with your garden!

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