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Distictis buccinatoria

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Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 21
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.66 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Distictis buccinatoria Red Trumpet Vine, Scarlet Trumpet Vine,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Hedging / Screening Climbing / Twining

Description:
A fast growing and vigorous climbing vine that is native to Mexico. Throughout the warmer months it produces an abundance of showy bright red trumpet flowers. Requires a sturdy support structure and regular pruning to stop it from taking over. An attractive climber that thrives in warmer climates.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Climber / Creeper, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Requires a moist well drained soil. A sturdy support structure is required and regular pruning to keep desired shape and to stop it becoming invasive.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Bignoniaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: High
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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