Campsis genus (Trumpet creeper). This genus is native to eastern USA and China. It contains species of vigorous woody stemmed, deciduous vines that will climb by clinging roots. The leaves are pinnate and produced in opposite pairs on the strong stems. The flowers are large deep red to orange and trumpet-shaped; they will appear in the summer and autumn in terminal panicles.
China, North America.
Grown for their flowers.
Prune in spring.
Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer or by layering in the winter.
Scale insects, red spider mites and greenfly.
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