Botanical Name: Bignonia capreolata
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Common Name: Cross Vine  
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Vine

 

Height Range

12-25', 25-40'

 

Flower Color

Red, Yellow, Multi-Colored

 

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

 

Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

Grey

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

 

Soil pH

Acid, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Ranch, Woodland

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

 

Location Uses

Walls / Fences

 

Special Uses

n/a

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

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  • Description

  • Notes

Crossvine is a climbing wood vine that can reach 50 feet in length. It has red and yellow variegated flowers that are very dramatic. It is native to the southeast US.