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Bignonia capreolata

Cross Vine

Vigorous woody vines that climb via tendrils and adhesive disks have deep green leathery foliage and yellow-orange to red orange, thimble shaped blooms. Very fragrant. Foliage turns maroon in winter. Requires strong support or trees for climbing. Native.

Prefers sun to light shade but will tolerate dense shade, although blooming will be lighter. Happy in average soil, but is drought tolerant. May be deciduous in coldest part of range.

Height:

360-420 Inches

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Spread:

600-0 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

5-9

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Bloom Color:

Multi-Color, Orange, Yellow

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
May
June
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Climbing
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Evergreen
Fragrant
Bignonia capreolata (Cross Vine)