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Iron Cross Vine



Bignonia capreolata Vine 

(big-NONE-ee-uh   kep-ree-o-LATE-uh) 

Evergreen       Sun to part shade                             Spacing 4-8 feet


HABIT:  Wide spreading vine that climbs by tendrils and has unusual yellow and red flower in the spring. Solid red selections also available.


CULTURE:        Any soil, sun or shade. Moderate water and fertilization. Easy to control.


USES:              Vine for fences, overhead structures, and decorative screens.

PROBLEMS:     Few if any.


NOTES:            Interesting vine to use because it has not been used much.  Native  southern USA to Texas.


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