Campsis × tagliabuana 'Madame Galen'
trumpet creeper 'Madame Galen'
'Madame Galen' is a large, strong-growing deciduous climber with aerial roots. Leaves pinnate, with up to 15 small leaflets. Flowers tubular, reddish-orange, with limb to 8cm in width
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Ultimate height8–12 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
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
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How to grow
A climber that despite its exotic-looking flowers is reasonably hardy if grown against a warm, sunny wall
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Mediterranean climate plants
- Wall side borders
May be susceptible to aphids
May be susceptible to honey fungus
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