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Orange Trumpet Vine (Pyrostegia venusta) grows well in the warm to temperate climates.  Known for its gorgeous orange flowers that bloom in late autumn through to winter, the Orange Trumpet Vine is a low maintenance, evergreen plant to choose for climbing up fences or walls.


How to grow orange trumpet vines in a garden

  1. Choose a spot in the garden (either to grow up a wall or in a garden bed) that receives full sun and prepare the planting area well by digging in Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser.
  2. Dig the planting hole twice as wide and to the same depth as the root-ball. Remove the shrub from the container, gently tease the roots.
  3. Position in hole and backfill with soil, gently firming down.  Form a raised or doughnut shaped ring of soil around the outer edge of the plant's root zone. This helps keep water where it's needed.  Always water in well after planting to settle the soil around the roots and keep the soil moist for several weeks while the new plant establishes.
  4. Mulch around the base with organic mulch like bark chips, sugarcane or pea straw, keeping it away from the base of the plant. 
  5. Feed every 1 to 2 weeks with Yates Thrive Roses & Flowers Liquid Plant Food.

     
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How to grow orange trumpet vines in a pot

  1. Choose a pot at least 200 mm wide and deep. Position in full sun to part shade against a support structure (wall or fence).
  2. Fill the chosen pots with quality potting mix, such as Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter
  3. Remove the shrub from the container, gently tease the roots. 
  4. Position in hole and backfill with potting mix, gently firming down. Water in well.
  5. Feed every 1 to 2 weeks with Yates Thrive Roses & Flowers Liquid Plant Food.

Growing tips

  • In spring, prune spent flowers to encourage new growth
  • Needs protection from cold winds & frosts

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