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Bignonia capreolata

Crossvine

Scientific Name:

Bignonia capreolata

Genus:

Bignonia

Species Epithet:

capreolata

Common Name:

Crossvine

Plant Type

Woody Vine

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Bignoniaceae (Bignonia Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Red, Orange

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May

Growing Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Swamp forests, bottomlands, forests, woodlands

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Semi-evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Highly Recommended and Available

Notes:

Attracts Hummingbirds

Bloom, side view

image

Steve Bouton

Bloom, throat

image

Steve Bouton

Seed Pod

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Steve Bouton

New Vine

image

Tom Harville

Old Vine

image

Steve Bouton

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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