trumpet creeper


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trumpet creeper

n.
A deciduous woody vine (Campsis radicans) of the eastern United States, having opposite compound leaves and trumpet-shaped reddish-orange flowers. Also called trumpet vine.

trum′pet creep`er


n.
1. a climbing vine, Campsis radicans, of the southern U.S., having large, red trumpet-shaped flowers.
2. a related Chinese vine, C. chinensis.
[1825–35, Amer.]
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Noun1.trumpet creeper - a North American woody vine having pinnate leaves and large red trumpet-shaped flowerstrumpet creeper - a North American woody vine having pinnate leaves and large red trumpet-shaped flowers
Bignoniaceae, family Bignoniaceae - trees or shrubs or woody vines or herbs having fruit resembling gourds or capsules; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
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The trumpet creeper, or campsis, has long climbing stems that will attach to anything from pillar to post.
(1991) recorded poison ivy and Virginia creeper in an old-growth creek-bottom forest in the Texas Blackland Prairie, but they did not report green-briar, trumpet creeper, or the invasive Japanese honeysuckle.
Doris Duke left the high stone walls, now covered in trumpet creeper vines, and set marble sculptures of human figures inside them.
Although Clematis species were not found within about 160 meters of deployed traps, several other vining forbs were found within 33 meters, including honeysuckle (Lonicera sp.), trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans), greenbriar (Smilax sp.), grape (Vitis sp.), and Carolina moonseed (Cocculus carolina).
Ivies, honeysuckle, trumpet creeper, silverlace vine and wisteria usually are able to fend for themselves.
If you have a tiny yard behind a rowhouse, use trellises to support vines, such as coral honeysuckle or trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans), that have habitat value.
* Good native vine selections include trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans), Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), passionflower vine (Passiflora lutea), Dutchman's pipe (Aristolochia macrophylla), and native wisteria (Wisteria frutescens.) Avoid invasive ivy!
Campsis, or Trumpet creeper is a favourite because it's vigorous, tolerant of most soils and the trumpetshaped flowers are just so much fun!