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Campsis grandiflora

Phonetic Spelling
KAMP-sis gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Description

Deciduous vine climbing by aerial or adventitious rootlets. Large, deep orange to red flowers, July to frost; less aggressive than C. radicans. This plant is mildly resistant to damage by deer. Needs support; partly twining; few aerial roots.

Quick ID Hints:

  • Vine with pinnately compound leaves
  • Leaflets coarsely tooth
  • Flowers orange, trumpet-shaped, yellow within
  • Fruits pendulous, bean-like follicles

Rootlets less abundant than C. radicans; plants in trade are probably Campsis x tagliabuana, a hybrid between this species and C. radicans; remove spent flowers to avoid fruit and stimulate new flower growth. . 

Soil and salt tolerant; fast growth rate; no serious pest-disease problems.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • Morning Calm (coral flowers with a yellow throat)
  • Thunbergii
Tags:
#deciduous#orange flowers#trellis#fast growing#climbing vines#deer resistant#vine#lanscape#red flower#fantz#flower#trumpet
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • Morning Calm (coral flowers with a yellow throat)
  • Thunbergii
Tags:
#deciduous#orange flowers#trellis#fast growing#climbing vines#deer resistant#vine#lanscape#red flower#fantz#flower#trumpet
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Campsis
    Species:
    grandiflora
    Family:
    Bignoniaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eastern China to Japan
    Climbing Method:
    Twining
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Vine
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Climbing
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Texture:
    Coarse
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Follicle
    Fruit Description:
    Are elongate, pendulous, bean-like follicles.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Winter
    Flower Description:
    In a terminal panicle with 6-8 elongate trumpet flowers. Orange to red, zygomorphic; calyx 5-lobed, lobes lanceolate; corolla an elongated trumpet-shaped tube, rich orange outside, yellow within, to 3" long x 1" diam., lobes 2-lipped, broad, obtuse, rich yellow.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Oblong
    Ovate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Opposite, pinnately compound, glabrous, 7-9 leaflets; leaflets elliptic to ovate-oblong, acute, cuneate to subrotund, coarsely serrate.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Hummingbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer