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Bignonia capreolataBignonia capreolata


Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, USFWS BES


Height: 30-45'
Spread: 20-35'
Flowers: May-Jun.; orange with red
Fruit: Aug.-Oct.; brown; pod
Fall color: semi-evergreen; reddish-purple

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Bignonia capreolataMoisture: Dry Moist Wet
Soil pH: 6.1-8.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy


alluvial woods, swampy forests, calcareous soils on river banks, cliffs in ravines, dry open woods, bogs, fence rows, rock outcrops

Native to

Region: Coastal *
States: MD VA WV


Butterfly Small mammal *


spreads across ground and climbs any structure it meets (control by cutting); semi-evergreen

Groundcover Evergreen

 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
Last updated: 1 October 2004