Campsis 'Indian Summer'

Campsis ‘Indian Summer’

Trumpet vine

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Campsis 'Indian Summer'
  • Common name: Trumpet vine
  • Family: Bignoniaceae
  • Plant Type: Climber, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Orange

Foliage colour:

Green

Trumpet vine is a vigorous, woody climber, grown for its attractive, ash-like leaves and orange-red, trumpet-like flowers. 

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Campsis ‘Indian Summer’ bears showy, exotic apricot trumpet-shaped flowers with deeper orange markings, in contrast to lush green leaves. Fast growing, it will quickly cover a wall or fence. 

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Grow Campsis ‘Indian Summer’ in moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered, sunny spot such as against a warm sunny wall. Prune back in late-winter or early spring to control its growth. 

How to grow Campsis 'Indian Summer'

  • Plant size

    4m height

    4m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing

  • Position in border

    Back

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Campsis 'Indian Summer' and wildlife

Campsis 'Indian Summer' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Campsis 'Indian Summer' poisonous?

Campsis 'Indian Summer' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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