Category: Vine - Deciduous
Zones: 7 to 9
Size: 13 to 20'
Growth Rate: Fast
Twining vine which needs support, less aggressive than Campsis radicans. Flowers red to orange-pink in summer.
Bignonia with winged leaves : leaflets of an oblong lance-shape, and sawed : flowers grow in a terminating panicle, or rather in a raceme upon footstalks with three flowers, opposite and alternate : blossom large, of a scarlet colour, and bell-shaped : stem upright, rooting, and climbing. (Bot. Repos. - Bignonia grandiflora)
'Morning Calm' - coral flowers with yellow throat, introduced by JC Raulston Arboretum
'Thunberg' - smaller red-orange flowers
Native to China. Introduced in 1800. Published in Nat. Pflanzenfam. (Engler & Prantl) 4: 3b: 230 in 1894.