Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata 'Tangerine Beauty')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Crossvine
Give a thumbs up Cross-Vine
Give a thumbs up Trumpet Flower

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 30 feet to 40 feet or higher
Plant Spread: 10 feet to 20 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Tangerine Orange with Yellow throat.
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Espalier
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Image

The September 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!The September 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!
September 12, 2016

Get out your acorns!!

(Full article114 comments)
Give a thumbs up

This plant is tagged in:
Image Image

Comments:
Posted by lovesblooms (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Feb 2, 2015 8:08 PM

Mine is actually in a container outdoors and hasn't dropped its leaves or turned brown at all through much lower temps than listed. It is near the house, but I somehow didn't expect it to survive anyway, since it's small. It gave me a few blooms once late in the season, but I didn't expect much its first year, the big rootball still crammed in a container. The hardiness though is a nice surprise, since I'm in 7a Maryland last time I checked.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
which trumpet vine? by piksihk Dec 6, 2014 2:40 PM 1
What's Blooming- - 2014 - - Photo's please! by Xeramtheum Jan 6, 2015 7:33 PM 2,770
EZ Clone Trial by clintbrown Mar 13, 2019 11:11 AM 116

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by GaNinFl and is called "Swiling Spider"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.