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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 20 to 30 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Other: 3 to 5 inch long bean-like pods, each containing numerous winged seeds that are disbursed by the wind.
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on new wood
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Orange to red with golden yellow throat.
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

illustration from 'The Botanist's Repository', vol. 8

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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