SOLVED: What kind of vine?

Panhandle, FL(Zone 8a)

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?
Thank you

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Spicewood, TX(Zone 8b)


Houston, TX(Zone 9a)

Looks like crossvine tho I've never seen one that color.

Panhandle, FL(Zone 8a)

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.

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High Desert, CA(Zone 8a)

could it be catalpha brugei ... ???

or violet trumpet vine ... ??? HTH ... ma vie

Palmyra, VA(Zone 7a)


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

Spicewood, TX(Zone 8b)

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)

Panhandle, FL(Zone 8a)

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
Clytostoma callistegioides

Thanks so much, I am glad to know what it is!

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High Desert, CA(Zone 8a)

u're welcome Connie :)! glad to give a helping hand.

Great stuff! That was a tough one :)

Well done MaVieRose

High Desert, CA(Zone 8a)

Thank U Peter :)! i tried my best, keeping the bookmarks in category helps simplify the job too. have a wonderful day!

Sharpsville, PA(Zone 5a)

what ever it is ...I sure do wish I could grow one here! very pretty! you are lucky to have such a winner

Panhandle, FL(Zone 8a)

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.

Saint James, NY(Zone 7a)

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.

Panhandle, FL(Zone 8a)

DianeR, wish I could help but obviously I am not much of an expert on vines!

Saint James, NY(Zone 7a)

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...

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