Campsis radicans also known as Trumpet Climber, Trumpet Honeysuckle, Virginian Trumpet Flower, Trumpet Vine or Trumpet Creeper, and in North America Cow Itch Vine or Hummingbird Vine. It is a member of Bignoniaceae family of plants. It is native to the Eastern United States, as well as parts of Canada and parts of Latin America. Campsis radicans is a deciduous vine that grows to about 10m or 33ft. It is a fast grower and self-clinging. It has pinnate leaves which are opposite and ovate.
Campsis radicans flowers in summer and autumn. The flowers are red. Trumpet-shaped flowers are formed in terminal cymes. Large seed pods follow the flowers. This is a hardy climber.
How to Grow Campsis radicans:
Grow Campsis radicans in the sun. Plant it in moist but well-drained soil. Campsis radicans can be propagated by seeds, soft or hardwood cuttings, or layering. Prune it in late winter or early spring. Watch out for aphids. It is pest-free and disease-free. The flowers attract hummingbirds.