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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold-hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
As any southern gardener knows, the famous trumpet creeper vine is a native of our own southeastern states and the Gulf Coast. In its native range, it often scrambles up tall trees, and creates a blooming column, with stems reaching out from the tree trunk filled with beautiful bloom. However, in frost free areas, it can become rampant, and must be controlled.
In colder zones, it remains hardy, and grows only as far as it can in any season. So its a bigger plant the farther south it grows. This beautiful vine can be a great solution for fences or as a screen for unsightly areas. Bloom is from early summer until frost.
|Common Name||Trumpet Vine|
|Botanical Name||Campsis radicans|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||120-360 inches tall (10-30 feet)|
|Bloom Time||Late summer|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Well Draining|
|Advantages||Native, Hedge / Screen|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.
As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.
You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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