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Campsis radicans f. flava (Yellow trumpet vine)

Intermediate
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
12m
Max height
4m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campsis radicans f. flava

Other names

Yellow trumpet vine

Genus

Campsis Campsis

Species

C. radicans f. flava - C. radicans f. flava is a fast-growing deciduous climber with toothed, dark-green leaves and trumpet-shaped, deep yellow flowers in summer.


Campsis radicans f. flava is: Deciduous

Habit

Twining, Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

General care

Pruning

Campsis are self-clinging climbers, but it can take a few years to establish a framework of branches before plants begin to flower well.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Root cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Campsis radicans f. flava (Yellow trumpet vine) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Plant against a warm, sunny wall. It is a vigorous grower.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Campsis radicans f. flava

Other names

Yellow trumpet vine

Genus

Campsis Campsis

Species

C. radicans f. flava - C. radicans f. flava is a fast-growing deciduous climber with toothed, dark-green leaves and trumpet-shaped, deep yellow flowers in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Twining, Climbing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

General care

Pruning

Campsis are self-clinging climbers, but it can take a few years to establish a framework of branches before plants begin to flower well.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Root cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Campsis radicans f. flava (Yellow trumpet vine) will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 4m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Wallside and trellises, Mediterranean

Cultivation

Plant against a warm, sunny wall. It is a vigorous grower.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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