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Campsis x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen' (Trumpet Creeper)

Trumpet Creeper 'Madame Galen', Trumpet Vine 'Madame Galen'


A vigorous hybrid Trumpet Creeper, award-winning Campsis x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen' is a self-clinging woody climber with particularly showy trumpet-shaped flowers, 3 in. long (8 cm), flushed salmon red to red-orange to rich gold deep in the throat. Appearing throughout the summer and early fall, these magnificent tubular flowers are borne in loose clusters at the ends of the branches and provide a long-lasting and spectacular floral display. Hummingbirds love them and never fail visiting them. The blooms are followed by attractive bean-like seedpods. The foliage of pinnate (with up to 15 small leaflets), shiny green leaves above and glabrous green below, is deciduous, but turns brilliant golden-yellow in fall before dropping to the ground.
Climbing or scrambling over everything in its path by aerial rootlets, 'Madame Galen' is a charming hybrid between Campsis radicans (American Trumpet Vine) and Campsis grandiflora (Chinese Trumpet Vine). Make sure you keep it under tight control as it has an aggressive colonizing tendency.

  • Winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society for its noteworthy qualities.
  • Blooming from mid summer to early fall, this extremely floriferous Trumpet Vine is heat, cold and drought tolerant.
  • Thrives in lean to average, moist, well-drained soils, in full sun or part shade. Tolerates however a wide variety of soils. Best flower production is obtained in full sun.
  • Hardy and easy to grow, this Trumpet Vine is incredibly free-flowering and can quickly grow up to 15-30 ft. long (4.5-9 m). Although more restrained than Campsis radicans, this Trumpet Vine suckers profusely from underground runners and freely self-seeds.
  • No serious insect or disease problems.
  • Excellent choice for trellises, walls, fences or arbors.
  • This vine blooms on new growth and should be pruned in late winter or early spring. Cut back branches to within three to four buds. This will encourage a more compact growth and promote the formation of flower buds in the shortened shoots. Overcrowded, diseased or damaged shoots can be removed at the same time.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers
Plant Family Campsis - Trumpet Vines
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 15' – 30' (4.5m – 9m)
Spread 6' – 12' (180cm – 3.6m)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance High
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer, Drought
Attracts Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 9
Heat Zones 5 – 9
Climate Zones 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers
Plant Family Campsis - Trumpet Vines
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 15' – 30' (4.5m – 9m)
Spread 6' – 12' (180cm – 3.6m)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance High
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Clay Soil, Deer, Drought
Attracts Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Wall-Side Borders, Walls and Fences
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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