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Distictis buccinatoria * Blood Red Trumpet Vine, Mexican Blood Vine

Distictis buccinatoria is a beautiful red or orange flowered vine. The Blood Red Trumpet Vine grows rapidly and can easily grow to 30 feet in length. Distictis buccinatoria will persist with a little frost but if temperatures dip into the mid 20°s F there will be substantial damage. Distictis buccinatoria requires support, either cables or a sturdy trellis will work. The Mexican Blood Vine will persist with amazingly few resources once they are established. Distictis buccinatoria prefers good soil and a South facing exposure with regular water. I have seen them bloom with North exposures, somehow surviving in 12 inch square parking lot cutouts.

Distictis buccinatoria, Blood Red Trumpet Vine, Mexican Blood Vine

Flowers and foliage of Distictis buccinatoria known as Blood Red Trumpet Vine or Mexican Blood Vine. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.