Lavender Trumpet Vine (Bignonia callistegioides )

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Bignonia callistegioides Accepted
Clytostoma callistegioides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 20-30 feet
Plant Spread: 10-12 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Toxicity: Other: Seed is poisonous if ingested
Propagation: Seeds: Scarify seeds: Before sowing
Other info: Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Layering
Awards and Recognitions: Other: UC Davis Arboretum All Star

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Comments:
Posted by JaxFlaGardener (Jacksonville, FL) on May 2, 2012 4:46 PM

This vine apparently propagates very easily from cuttings. I took a small snippet from a garden where I found it covering a long, low wall and had no trouble getting the cutting to root. It grows very quickly within a growing season or two and can cover a large area.

Jeremy

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