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'Madame Galen' / Trompetblom

Elizabeth Kendall

Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa

Artist's Description

Pic taken in my garden, Gauteng, South Africa
Campsis × tagliabuana ‘Madame Galen’ is a mid-19th century hybrid between Campsis radicans (American trumpet vine) and Campsis grandiflora (Chinese trumpet vine). It produces trumpet-shaped, orange to red flowers up to 3 in (8 cm) long that appear in loose clusters of 6 to 12. It is a woody, clinging, perennial vine that attaches itself to structures and climbs vigorously with aerial roots like those of ivy. It bears dark-green deciduous leaves, 8–12 in (20–30 cm) long. Its flowers are very attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. Like its parents it is hardy but in cooler temperate regions requires the shelter of a sunny wall to produce its spectacular flowers in abundance.
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PHOTOGRAPHY: Flowers
Canon Power Shot SX40HS

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