AKA Campsis Radicans, Bignonia Capriolata and Cow Itch
Trumpet Vines are so beautiful with their bell shaped flowers
and detailed shapes make them easy to recognize.
They grow well in Tropical and sub tropical climates and you’ll find them listed under the names trumpet creeper vine, trumpet creeper, yellow trumpet, red trumpet and pink trumpet also known as cow itch, campsis radicans and bignonia capriolata and most readily available are trumpet seeds.
The ideal zones for these creeping vines have a large range, anywhere from 4 to 10 are perfect for these types of vines.
This perennial flowering vines will bloom starting around mid summer and will keep blooming well into the end of summer and in some places even into the early fall.
The bonus of these flower vines is that they bring you an abundance of butterflies, hummingbirds, birds and bees, perfect for any tropical garden!
Trumpet Creeping Vines, Perennial Flowering Vines
Even with its pushy growing habits the beautiful flowers of this tropical vine its incredible fragrance they produce make it all worth the work, see the flowering vine pictures below and click on them to purchase.
The only down fall is that they can be invasive vines just like jungle vines can be, but as long as you remember that vine pruning, triming and proper vine care of these fragrant vines with its beautiful flowers can be a great addition for anyone wanting to create a tropical looking landscape.
They love full sun and fertile soil with moderated watering during the summer or when first establishing a plant, yet these garden vines can be drought tolerant once it is established.
You have to be careful when handling this beautiful climbing vine because it may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction that’s how it got the nick name cow itch.