CAMPSIS x TAGLIABUANA
Campsis x tagliabuana is a member of the Bignoniaceae family.
It is a hybrid is a cross between Campsis grandiflora and Campsis radicans. It has the large flower size of Campsis grandiflora and the hardiness of Campsis radicans.
It has orange flowers with a red throat and they appear in the summer months. The brilliant salmon-orange trumpet shaped flowers up to about 70 mm long, in clusters of 6–12 flowers.
This vine looks tropically exotic but it is in fact grown extensively in temperate climates – the leaves will be frost-bitten at 0ºC, but the plant will not usually die off until the temperature falls to –15ºC.
This vine climbs vigorously, to a height of up to about 10 metres with aerial roots and will spread to 3 or 4 metres. Vines should be grown on sturdy structures that will be able to support the rather heavy weight of mature plants.
The flowers are very attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
Average water needs, likes full sun but will do well with a little shade.
ENJOY THIS TOUGH CLIMBER!