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Bignonia capreolata/Crossvine

Bignonia capreolata / Bignonia capreolata
Prominent, funnel shaped flowers
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Prominent, funnel shaped flowers

Summer flowers and foliage

Dense clusters of flowers

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Scientific Name: Bignonia capreolata
Common Name: Crossvine
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 6, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow, Orange
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants that Attract Birds
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: Climbs to top of woodland trees, where it can get light. Disease and insect free makes it a good choice as a vine in the landscape. Butterlies and hummingbirds are attracted to it. Worthy of using on garden structures where its nice flowers and foliage can be enjoyed. May need to be groomed occasionally to keep growth in check.