Growing Campsis (Trumpet Creeper)

Latin Name Pronunciation: kamp'sis

Grow Campsis in full sun or partial shade. The plants are not fussy about soil. Very vigorous—tame plants by pruning in late winter or early spring; plants flower on the current season's growth. They often produce suckers (shoots from the base); which should be removed as soon as they appear. Campsis climbs by means of rootlike holdfasts that stick tenaciosly to almost any surface.

Please note: Campsis vines are among the last woody plants to leaf out in spring. Your patience will be rewarded with amazingly vigorous growth.

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