Plants: Campsis radicans 'Flava' - trumpet creeper

Posted by 28.08. 2012 12:14:06 (27628 readers)

Tree form
This trumpet creeper is really trained into a small tree. 1 or 2 meter tall trunk with a blooming crown gives this exotic looking plant a new glamour. Beautiful, golden-yellow flowers grow at the ends of new branches. They come out in July and don’t stop till the first frosts.

Flava belongs to the radicans group which means that its new growths may be quite long so we suggest trimming the crown early in the spring but after all frosts to maintain a good shape with strong branches. It is recommended to cut every new branch to 3 live buds. If not absolutely necessary don’t cut into old wood.

As trumpet creeper is originally a vine, it will need a support along the stem all life long. It needs limey soil and a warm and sunny spot. Its root system is quite pulpous and can accumulate water so it can stand temporary drought, so be careful with extra watering which might cause the root system to rot. All our plants are in flowering age already. It is fully hardy to -34°C (USDA zone 4).

Size/type: small tree
Usual height: 1.5-2.5m
Usual width: 1-2m
Leaves: deciduous broadleaf
Colour of leaves: light green
Flowers: showy
Colour of flowers: yellow
Blooming time: july - september
Location: full sun
Usda zone (lowest): 4 (down to -34°c)
Belongs to categories: deciduous broadleaf, summer blooms

Campsis radicans 'Flava' - trumpet creeper, Tree form

Campsis radicans 'Flava' - trumpet creeper, Tree form

Zahradnictví SAFRO Milan Havlis
155 00 Praha Stodůlky, Za Mototechnou 2673/-11, Czech Republic

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