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Violet Trumpet Vine
Scientific Name: Clytostoma callistegioides (Cham.) Bureau ex Griseb.
Synonym: Bignonia callistegioides, Bignonia violacea, Bignonia speciosa
Family: Bignoniaceae
Violet Trumpet Vine (Clytostoma  callistegioides) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 9,12-24
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25F (-4C). Generally grow back when frozen to the base.

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun. Tolererates reflected heat.

Origin: Brazil to Argentina

Growth Habits: Evergreen or semi-evergreen vine up to over 20 feet long. The green leaves have 2 leaflets.

Watering Needs: Regular water when growing, moderate the rest of the time

Propagation: Semi-hardwood cuttings in summer. The cuttings strike easily.

Violet Trumpet Vine (Clytostoma  callistegioides)

Cultural Practices:
This vine needs to be provided adequate support. It tends to have leaves, flowers and growth only at the top. It is fast growing once established.

Blooming Habits:
The flowers are lilac with purple veins, 3 inches in diameter or more (8 cm). They come in spring to summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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