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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
trumpet vine trumpet climber
trumpet creeper trumpet honeysuckle Virginian trumpet flower
Campsis are fast-growing deciduous climbers clinging by aerial roots, pinnate leaves and clusters of tubular-funnel-shaped flowers in late summer or early autumn
C. radicans is a vigorous self-clinging woody climber growing to 10m, with pinnate leaves and bright orange or red, trumpet-shaped flowers 8cm long, borne in clusters in late summer and autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Loam, Clay, Chalk
pHAlkaline, Neutral, Acid
Time to ultimate height
A climber that despite its exotic-looking flowers is reasonably hardy if grown against a warm, sunny wall
Propagate by seed, layering, hardwood cuttings or root cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning campsis; pruning group 12 in late winter or early spring
Pests Generally pest free but aphids may attack the flowers
Generally disease free
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