Category: Vine - Evergreen
Zones: 7 to 9
Size: 10 to 20'
Growth Rate: Fast
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Fragrant yellow flowers in spring. Leaves linear to 3" long. Twining vine with wiry stems. All parts poisonous.
Published in Expos. Fam. Nat. 1: 338 in 1805.
Basionym Bignonia sempervirens L.
From IPNI [quote: Reference to the basionym indirect (via "Catesb. Car. 1. 53"; referred by both Linnaeus & J. Saint-Hilaire).]
Native to the southeast US and Texas and Gautemala and Honduras. State flower of South Carolina.
I grew this vine in North Carolina. It became most unruly, taking over the whole shrub bed and rooting itself everywhere.