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Crossvine, Iron

Crossvine (Iron Cross Vine)
BOTANICAL NAME:  Bignonia capreolata
PRONUNCIATION:  big-NONE-ee-uh kap-ree-o-LATE-uh
SPACING:  4 - 8 feet
TYPE:  Evergreen for sun to part shade - Vine
HABIT:  Climbs by tendrils and has unusual yellow and red flower in the spring. Solid red selections also available.Interesting vine to use because it hasn’t been used much. Native southern USA to Texas.
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.



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