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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Trumpet Creeper is a Fast-Growing Vine
Many names know the Trumpet Creeper. They include the Trumpet vine, the Cow vine, the Foxglove vine, the Hell vine, and the Devil’s shoestring. It is a woody vine that can reach nearly 40 feet and will encroach on all other plants in its growth path.
The Trumpet Creeper tends to flourish in dry soil that is enriched with plenty of organic matter. This is why it is found naturally as far south as the Gulf Coast and as far north as the plains of South Dakota. This means it flourishes in USDA growing zones four through 9. It is a vibrant and robust vine that colonizes rapidly but develops stunningly beautiful flowers.
Trumpet Creeper has Beautiful Orange Blooms
These orange-to-ruddy flowers attract animal life like hummingbirds and add pure aesthetic beauty when cultivated for domestic purposes.
The leaves of this vine are woody but have a deep green hue. The trumpets produced can measure nearly four inches in length and are clustered at the ends of individual branches. Brilliant orange and red trumpet flowers are produced constantly during the summer months. This vine will produce attractive fruit pods that measure up to six inches in length just before dormancy.
Trumpet Creeper looks great around older homes.
In temperate zones, where this vine is most plentiful, some people consider this plant a nuisance. This is due to its unique ability to flourish in urban zones where stone and concrete are prevalent. The Trumpet Creeper has been compared to the English Ivy because of its ability to spread outward and upward across stone surfaces. The difference lies in the Trumpet Creeper’s gorgeous flower clusters. This is an ideal species for vine lovers because once established, and it tends to become a dominant plant.
The Trumpet Creeper is best paired with solid shrubs and hardwood trees. It also looks fantastic around properties featuring home structures that reflect older or historical periods. Anyone who chooses to cultivate the Trumpet Creeper should do so in direct sunlight. While the vine can grow steadily in partially shady areas, exposure to the sun will help coax the most visually pleasing yellow, orange, salmon, and deep red flowers.
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