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Chinese Trumpet Flower in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Incarvillea Delavayi

 

Chinese Trumpet Flower

A clump forming plant that produces largish trumpet like pink flowers with darker pink veins and yellow throats on upright stalks. The leaves are a mid to dark green and fern like in appearance.

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plant Features
  • Chinese Trumpet Flower likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Chinese Trumpet Flower likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Chinese Trumpet Flower is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Chinese Trumpet Flower likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Chinese Trumpet Flower

Latin name

Incarvillea Delavayi

type

Hardy Perennial

family

Bignoniaceae

ph

6.5 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Chinese Trumpet Flower likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Chinese Trumpet Flower is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Chinese Trumpet Flower likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Chinese Trumpet Flower likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Chinese Trumpet Flower is 0.45meters x 0.60meters 0.45 M 0.60 M

Incarvillea Delavayi

A clump forming plant that produces largish trumpet like pink flowers with darker pink veins and yellow throats on upright stalks. The leaves are a mid to dark green and fern like in appearance.


Propagation by seed in autumn

From Early Autumn TO Mid Autumn

Sow seed into flowering position, but they will have to covered with glass, or in a cold frame where they are not covered.

 

Propagation by seed in spring

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Sow seed into flowering position.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Plant out container grown plants into flowering position.Put into a reasonably sheltered site in full sun or partial shade that is moist but free draining or well draining. They can be grown in containers but should have feet under them to help with drainage.Care needs to be taken when they are dormant as the crowns can be quite easily damaged.

 

Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Mid Summer

Trumpet like pink flowers with darker pink veins and yellow throats on upright stalks.

 
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