I bought this years ago as a Confederate Jasmine and it finally bloomed this week. It is not what I thought it was but is quite pretty. Can you name this for me?
SOLVED: What kind of vine?
I have a Pandorea and it is not that. This has thicker, bigger leaves. I don't think it is Cross vine either. I just looked that up and I don't think that is it. It is evergreen and not invasive.
These blooms took me by surprise.
I think its Thunbergia grandiflora as ti looks blue to me
If the flower is more pink than blue then it is Podranea ricasoliana.
This message was edited Saturday, Apr 13th 3:28 AM
could it be catalpha brugei ... http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Bignoniaceae/Catalpa_bungei.html ???
or violet trumpet vine ... http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Bignoniaceae/Clytostoma_calliste.html ??? HTH ... ma vie
Flowers are similar to thunbergia grandiflora, but leaves are not.
This morning when I saw it the flowers appeared to be blue, now I see they are pink with heavy veining.
I now think that this vine is my second choice Podranea.
I'm so rude today, it's been a long hard day. My apologies, I should have written
Tim I think you are correct in this not being T grandiflora :)
This message was edited Saturday, Apr 13th 4:10 PM
Boy, that sure does look like it! I'd never seen one! They're beautiful! (She says as she adds another bookmark to her "want list" folder)
Wow, this is fun. I now know what it is thanks to ya'll! I did some looking around and I found it. Everyone was close and MaVie got it.
It is the Voilet Trumpet Vine
Thanks so much, I am glad to know what it is!
This message was edited Saturday, Apr 13th 9:49 PM
u're welcome Connie :)! glad to give a helping hand.
Thank U Peter :)! i tried my best, keeping the bookmarks in category helps simplify the job too. have a wonderful day!
what ever it is ...I sure do wish I could grow one here! very pretty! you are lucky to have such a winner
It was a great surprise and it is pretty. I will try and make more of it this summer. It loves to grow so maybe it won't be hard to do.
I'm new to Daves Garden & am enjoying it so much! Do any of you have any good vines for a trellis in Zone 6-7? I need it to be something vigorous, with lots of flowers the first year. I was thinking of Clematis x Jackmanii and mixing it with an Ipomea tricolor. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
DianeR, wish I could help but obviously I am not much of an expert on vines!
Thanks anyway for the reply, Weeds. I think I'm going to try posting this question on its own and see if I get an answer. Happy gardening...