Chinese Trumpet Creeper, Trumpet Vine
Campsis grandiflora 'Morning Calm'

Family: Bignoniaceae (big-no-nih-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Campsis (KAMP-sis) (Info)
Species: grandiflora (gran-dih-FLOR-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Morning Calm

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Height:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Clemente, California

Welaka, Florida

Thomasboro, Illinois

Westerville, Ohio

Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Cleveland, Tennessee

Crossville, Tennessee

Beaumont, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 22, 2006, RDT from Crossville, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

Beautiful flowers and are a favorite for the hummingbirds.
From my research this can be pruned like grapes and best done in the Spring. I have also pruned during the growing season to keep it from growing out of the area that it is in.