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Pink Trumpet Vine
Scientific Name: Podranea ricasoliana (Tanfani) Sprague
Synonym: Tecoma ricasoliana
Family: Bignoniaceae
Pink Trumpet Vine (Podranea ricasoliana)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 9, 11-13, 19-24
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 26F (-3C)

Heat Tolerance: Will take full sun in Phoenix, but avoid reflected heat.

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: South Africa (Eastern Cape coast)

Growth Habits: Evergreen or deciduous twining vine, rapidly growing to 20 feet tall (6 m)

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water, needs good drainage.

Propagation: Cuttings in summer, seeds in the spring

Podranea is an anagram of the closely related genus Pandorea.

Cultural Practices:
Likes a nutrient rich, well drained soil. Prune annually.

Blooming Habits:
Pink flowers in spring and fall, near everblooming in mild climates

Fruiting Habits:
The fruit is a long, flattened capsule. The flat brown seeds have a large papery wing.

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