Campsis x tagliabuana 'Mme. Galen'
More About Campsis x tagliabuana 'Mme. Galen'
- Terminal clusters of waxy, trumpet-shaped, salmon-red flowers
- Long, bean-like, seed pods, 15 cm long, open when ripe
- Compound, pinnate, deep green leaves, 30 cm long
- Very aggressive suckering by underground runners
- Clings to surfaces by aerial roots along its branches
- Extremely heat tolerant
- Bloom Time: July and sporadically until late September
- Flower Size: 8 cm
Hybrid cross between Campsis radicans and Campsis grandiflora.
Mme Galen Trumpet Vine Growing and Maintenance Tips
Campsis grows best in a moist to average soil, in full sun to partial shade. Flowers best in full sun locations, an excellent foliage plant in full shade. Flowers are produced on new wood, so plant can be pruned in spring to the desired size. Mature plants have heavy, woody stems, so a strong structure is necessary.