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Bignonia Genus

Cross vine

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Bignonia genus (Cross vine). This is an evergreen tendril climber. It will produce trumpet-shaped flowers. It is frost hardy, but in cool areas it may lose its leaves in the winter. Grow in a sunny position with fertile soil. If it becomes necessary you may need to prune in the spring. Propagation is by stem cuttings in the summer or autumn or by layering in the winter.

Characteristics

Evergreens

Origin

North America

Cultivation

If necessary, prune in spring.

Propagation

Stem cuttings in summer or autumn or by layering in winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mealy bugs and red spider mites under glass.

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