If you’re looking for big showy pink flowers, the Pink Trumpet vine is a beautiful addition to your garden.
This pink vine is part of the Bignoniaceae family and it’s botanical name is Podranea ricasoliana. Also known as the Queen of Sheba vine.
Everything You Need to Know to Grow Pink Trumpet Vine in Phoenix
Before planting a Trumpet vine you’ll want to know if it prefers sun or shade and it’s growth pattern. So if you want to cover a block wall, trellis, or arbor the Pink Trumpet vine is a great choice. Before you start digging:
- What kind of soil does the Pink Trumpet Vine prefer?
- Does the plant prefer sun or shade?
- Is the vine drought tolerant?
- How fast and how big does the plant grow?
- When does the Pink Trumpet vine bloom and are the flowers scented?
- Does the vine attract or deter any wildlife?
- What time of year can I find this plant at the local nurseries?
- How do I care for Pink Trumpet vines?
This vine isn’t too fussy. It can grow in a wide range of soils, but it needs the soil to be well-draining.
Where to plant Pink Trumpet vines
Pink Trumpet vines like the sun and need it to produce those beautiful big flowers.
How does a Pink Trumpet vine climb?
This climbing vine can grow up to 20 feet and likes the sun. Naturally it grows as a low sprawling shrub, so it must be fastened to a support structure.
A Pink Trumpet vine is fast growing. It can grow as quick as a foot or two per week.
Is the vine drought tolerant & how much water does it need?
Yes, once established Pink Trumpet vine is drought tolerant. Water once or twice per week once established.
When does the Pink Trumpet bloom and are the Flowers scented?
The Pink Trumpet vine is evergreen in Phoenix. In Spring and again in the Fall a Pink Trumpet vine will blossom in large pink tubular shaped blooms.
Does the vine attract or deter wildlife?
Hummingbirds are attracted to the tubular flowers on this vine. Grow Pink Trumpet vine to attract these little birds to your yard.
What time of year can I find Pink Trumpet vines at the local nurseries?
You can find trumpet vines at your local nursery in March and April.
How do I care for Trumpet vines?
Possible Pests & Problems
Nematodes, scale, mites and caterpillars. Pink Trumpet vines can be invasive because the runners will root themselves if they find moist soil.