This is a wonderful addition to my flower garden. Looks great where I planted it.
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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Trumpet Vine is a favorite among those who love hummingbirds and butterflies
Botanical Latin Name: Campsis radicans
Common Name: Trumpet vine
Sun Exposure: Partial sun to partial shade
Mature Height: 33 feet
Spread: 10 feet and over
Spacing: 10 to 12 inches
Growth Rate: Very rapid
Flowering Time: Summer
How Long It Flowers: All Summer
Flower Color: Orange-red and red, with a golden throat
Soil Requirements: Moist soils
Pruning: Needs to be pruned hard in the early spring. The vine proliferates and can grow everywhere, even onto telephone and electrical wires. The plant can become so massive it can take the wires down.
Flower Form: The trumpet vine gets its name from its beautiful, trumpet-shaped flower. Its alternate name is the hummingbird vine because of hummingbirds, with their long, thin beaks, love to drink nectar from this particular flower. The plant is perennial, which means it comes back year after year.
Trumpet Vine is a heat-loving plant
It has profoundly toothed, opposite leaflets and clings to surfaces by way of tendrils. It’s a heat-loving plant and is found everywhere throughout the south, though it’s also been seen as far north as Canada.
Trumpet Vine is known for its magnificent trumpet-shaped bloom
These lovely flowers attract hummingbirds form everywhere. The plant is very good at climbing on fences or trellises. Their blooms often take the colors of yellow or orange.