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Pyrostegia venusta

Flame Vine

Flame Vine, Flaming Trumpet, Golden Shower Vine.
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Pyrostegia venusta
Principal Common Name Flame Vine
Common Name(s) Flame Vine, Flaming Trumpet, Golden Shower Vine.
Synonym Bigninona venusta, Bignonia ignea, Prostegia ignea
Description A vigorous vine that climbs by tendrils with fall and winter orange tubular flowers.
General Comments This plant grows rapidly and covers fences and walls quickly. It is beautiful draping up and over arbors and fences. Tolerates heat and many soils. Works great in hot spots like a west facing wall.
Nativity South America
Height Range 20 - 80 FT
Spread Range 20 - 80 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 13 : 16 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Compound : Shiny : Thick
Form Vine
Flower Color Orange
Flower Time Spring : Fall : Winter
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Flower : Shape

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