Campsis grandiflora

Campsis grandiflora
Campsis grandiflora 'Morning Calm'
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Bignoniaceae
Genus: Campsis
Species: C. grandiflora
Binomial name
Campsis grandiflora
(Thunb.) K.Schum.
  • Bignonia chinensis Lam.
  • Bignonia grandiflora Thunb.
  • Campsis adrepens Lour.
  • Campsis chinensis (Lam.) Voss
  • Gelseminum grandiflorum (Thunb.) Kuntze
  • Incarvillea chinensis Spreng. ex DC. nom. illeg.
  • Incarvillea grandiflora Poir.
  • Tecoma chinensis (Lam.) K.Koch
  • Tecoma grandiflora (Thunb.) Loisel.
  • Tecoma sinensis Spach

Campsis grandiflora, commonly known as the Chinese trumpet vine, is a fast-growing, deciduous creeper with large, orange, trumpet-shaped flowers in summer. It can grow to a height of 10 meters. A native of East Asia, China and Japan it is less hardy than its relative Campsis radicans.[2]

Campsis grandiflora prefers moist, nutrient-rich soil and a position with full sun and support to climb. The dark green leaves have serrated edges.[2]


  1. The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 10 September 2016
  2. 1 2 Petschek, Peter (2011). Constructing Shadows: Tents, Pergolas, Cables, Plants. Walter de Gruyter. p. 84. ISBN 3034610734.
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