Tag Archives: Bignonia capreolata
twine [ twahyn ] verb: to ascend by clockwise or counterclockwise spiraling or coiling around a support
Climbing plants use different methods to support themselves as they grow: aerial (adventitious) roots, hold-fasts (adhesive discs), petioles (leafstalks), spines/thorns, tendrils, or stems that twine.
Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic: Bignonia capreolata (Cross-vine)
This semi-evergreen vine can cling to stone, brick, and wood without support. Found in forests and along roadsides mainly in the South, its showy, two-tone flowers are an early nectar source for butterflies and hummingbirds. Continue reading
Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener In a major improvement, Tried and True Plant fact sheets now provide photographic images that highlight native plants grown in MGNV demonstration gardens and local public spaces, such as Green Spring Gardens, Meadowlark … Continue reading