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columbiariver

🐝🐞🍎🍒🍐🍓🥝🥕On our place for 34 years. Oregon Z-5/6. #pnw #oregon #native #plantnatives #thankyougardentags

Campsis x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen'

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columbiariver

Its one of my #bestofsummer2018

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ShelleySnyder

Looks so nice and inviting Laura!💘😍

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columbiariver

Invites you right down into that brown lawn! @ShelleySnyder

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columbiariver

No water tho.

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ShelleySnyder

Hey! It's warm and inviting!! Says come on in friend and visit awhile!!💘😍

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columbiariver

That would be the perfect spot for a great sun garden neighbs. But the mr likes lawn. I say 'what lawn?'. But he is my buddy so we compromise. I edge in more every year. I have a new take over planned for this summer and he will never see it happening! Lol @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

We can be clever can't we!?😂😂😂💘😍

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richard.spicer.7906

Looks beautiful over the pergola - I’ve had trouble growing Campsis in my garden, I’m sure it should be fine normally but it’s struggled to get established for various reasons. I’m gonna try one last position to let it settle and if nothing then I’ll admit defeat 😂

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columbiariver

Rich, this has full sun. But it was shaded somewhat until it grew to a certain height. The soil isnt great where it is, but well drained. Just fyi @richard.spicer.7906

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

I love it, gonna look for one..👍🏼😘

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angiecrazycatlady

Gorgeous, my neighbour has an orange one, everytime I see it growing along her fence I think I must get one but have never got round to it yet....next year 😁

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columbiariver

They look tropical if they're bright enough, right? #tropicaltuesday

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ShelleySnyder

Very tropical looking!🤗💘😍

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columbiariver

Thank you neighbor! @shelleysnyder 💝🐦

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kez001uk

That’s a beauty 💗

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure!💘😍

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cyndi

Oh shes beautiful

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kimguy

Bright and awesome Laura!!!

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gjones

Beautiful💖💕

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Sussanah

I could see them in my garden Laura. Gorgeous #pink

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Sussanah

Could I grow it in subtropics?

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rachelbrooks

Works for me! 👍🏼💕

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richard.spicer.7906

Wowzer! Love these Laura 💖

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columbiariver

#frombelow

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ShelleySnyder

Fabulous shot Laura! Have you gotten up yet!😂💘😍

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columbiariver

I've made it back to the safety of my chair @ShelleySnyder 😂😂😍 It was touch and go though.

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ShelleySnyder

😂😂💘😍

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grynnat

I love these! They're considered invasive in Greece, but I think they're fabulous 😍

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pottybird42

Lovely to look at... But...... Very invasive here in Essex, it has grown all over my lawn and my neighbours !! I'm sorry to say I'm going to try and kill it off in the winter 😬☹️

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jadojado29

Fab colour Laura @columbiariver & Fab pic 👌😍😘

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cyndi

Sooooo pretty

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columbiariver

I've heard these are invasive in other parts of the world and in the USA, but not here! In fact we had 2 and the other only lived a couple of years. You don't see them here very much 🤗😍💞 @grynnat @pottybird42

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columbiariver

Thank you Lin 💖 @linfoster

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columbiariver

Thank you Suzie 💗 @jadojado29

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columbiariver

Thank you Cyndi 💝 @cyndi

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columbiariver

#frombelow #orange #trumpetvine

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ShelleySnyder

👍👍💘😍

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Keely

That's beautiful 💕

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rachelbrooks

Love it! Gorgeous colour

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lexijane

Mine hasn’t flowered this year Laura 😏😒

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gjones

They're gorgeous!!

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columbiariver

#bestofaugust

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columbiariver

I trimmed this back last fall and it's thanking me. He built the arbor for a special occasion years ago. It's ready now! Lol! 8.10.18

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rachelbrooks

Well they’re playing a fanfare now! 🎺🎺🎺 that’s glorious!

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jadojado29

Looks Gorgeous Laura @columbiariver putting on a lovely show 😍👌😘

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gjones

What a fantastic display! Beautiful!

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ShelleySnyder

That is so beautiful Laura! Better late than never?😂💘😍

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cyndi

Love it Laura its so beautiful.

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travelgirl25

Beautiful! I planted one last year and I'm still waiting for it to get big enough to bloom. I can't wait! Yours is gorgeous!

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pelly

That looks beautiful Laura 😍😍

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Keely

Wow fabulous 💘🔥💘

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terrimclaughlin

Looking great!!! My neighbor just now is getting some seed pods I’m definitely growing some through the winter. They do well down here yours obviously did good after that cut back. It looks sooo pretty 👍🏻😊💕

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columbiariver

I think so Rachel! @rachelbrooks

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columbiariver

Thank you Suzie, she really is. Hope you're doing well today lovely @jadojado29

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columbiariver

We're still here! Fire is still 20 miles away. Wind is starting which is not the best of news. Fire has been traveling away from us, but wind will change that. Its at 3000 acres now and it was started by fireworks on one of the hiking trails. #firenews #trumpetvine #columbiarivergorge #pacificnorthwest

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jeatacake

OMG I didn't know it was so close. Just hope & pray it goes out or gets no nearer 😣

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columbiariver

Thank you Jeff. We have many airplanes going up and down the river, deeper into the gorge now. Probably refueling at pdx and going back to fire. Sky is completely orange. It's really strange @jeatacake

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jeatacake

You need some heavy rain & fast.

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lovemygarden65

Thinking of you and hope they manage to stop it soon Laura @columbiariver

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columbiariver

Thank you Marilyn. I appreciate it very much @lovemygarden65

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pelly

I have everything crossed for you Laura ❤❤❤

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susanhumphrey333

Praying for rain for you. Stay safe 😘

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columbiariver

Thank you Jane. Thank you Sue. Think I better get busy and do something now. @pelly @susanhumphrey333

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pelly

Thinking of you 😚😚😚

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harebell

That sounds so scary Laura 😱 I do hope it doesn't go on for much longer....stay safe 😘

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kmallette909

I wish there was some way we could help.🙏

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columbiariver

August 26, 2017 #myview #kitchenwindow Pic taken last evening. I so look forward to this each year. Its finally reaching the opposite side.

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seemore

Ohhhhh Beautiful , I love these!

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columbiariver

Thank you @seemore

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jeatacake

Great view & I love that trumpet vine 😍👌

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cyndi

Beautiful

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columbiariver

Thanks Jeff and Cyndi! It used to give huge long bean like pods. Not for a couple years tho. Dont know quite why it stopped @jeatacake @cyndi

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KariSamuel

Is this a seed giving plant? It's huge! How old is it?

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columbiariver

Yes it is Kari. It puts off long bean looking seed pods once in awhile. Not every year. I believe this is 20 plus years old. I really need to get photos out in order to remember correctly and I haven't done that yet. @KariSamuel

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KariSamuel

If you come across a seed giving year, I would love to give them a shot! It looks fabulous on that trellis! 😚😍😙

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juliesgarden

Beautiful Laura 😍

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columbiariver

You've got it Kari. Dont let me forget tho, cuz that happens! @KariSamuel

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columbiariver

Thank you Jason @Jasonsparkes1 Maybe next year we'll work on the lawn!

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columbiariver

This has been here for a long time. Hubby went after it with the clippers last year and I nearly scared him to death as I screamed at him through the window "STOP"!!! Oh well its just a little mor compact now.

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jennlamaye

I made the mistake of cutting my honeysuckle... I totally understand your reaction now that I've seen the outcome of what I did. Lol

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columbiariver

These are the first to open. Nice of them to cascade down the stair rail all pretty and nice 🌺🌺🌺 #trumpetvine

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver nice indeed!! I had one that decided to Cascade all the way out into the yard!! I cascaded him out-a-here!! 😂😂

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Di007

Looks gorgeous 😀

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cyndi

Lovely

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rachelbrooks

What a lovely summer garland 🌺🌺🌺

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susanhumphrey333

Very nice, so well placed 😍

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columbiariver

@ShelleySnyder this hasn't gotten out of hand at all. Hubby trimmed it last year.

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columbiariver

Thank you Diane 🌺💕 @Di007

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columbiariver

Thanks love @cyndi

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columbiariver

It is Rachel. So festive looking @rachelbrooks

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columbiariver

Its behaving this year Sue! 🌺😍👌 @susanhumphrey333

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jeatacake

Wow! Beautiful 😍

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columbiariver

7.29.17 first bloom this year. Scroll sideways for more pics #trumpetvine #trumpetcreeper #orange

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jeatacake

Wow! Fantastic. Must get one! 😍🌸👌

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columbiariver

Pretty great plant Jeff. Should like your climate. Its the most dependable and big show of color. @jeatacake

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jeatacake

Thanks Laura. It's on my list now for 2018 👍

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juliesgarden

Fabulous Laura , hope mine flowers like that , still a baby yet , do you know how long before it flowers ??

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columbiariver

I think this bloomed second year Julie. I remember it was pretty fast. I hope you get a bloom soon. @juliesgarden

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juliesgarden

Hopefully next year 😬

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rachelbrooks

Lovely Laura and looking at the pics, it's a big one! 👌🏼 it's survived its haircut then?! 😉

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columbiariver

#orangeflowers #flashbackfriday

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SikoMa

I love where you have it. So full😍

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columbiariver

@sikoma It was full until yesterday Dar. My dh thought he'd 'trim' it back. I saw him and screamed NO through the closed window. He jumped about 3 feet in the air and mumbled something lovely. I get a tummy ache thinking about it. Maybe it will surprise me in the spring.

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SikoMa

Ha ha 😂😂😂😂. I have a mumbler too. You'd think they'd know better about these things, but noooooo✋😬

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gjones

It's a beauty!

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skellyshelly

Love this! 💖

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columbiariver

#orangeflowers

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columbiariver

Trumpet vine is getting so big. It's at its peak right now. #orangeflowers-

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Acetaker

@columbiariver I got some cuttings off of a vine this yr and placed them in soil after 2 wks in water. ..now leaves are coming bk and HOPE🙅 I will see it next yr😊

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columbiariver

@acetaker it would be beautiful on a balcony. We'll keep our fingers crossed for you! Mine is 13 years old.

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Acetaker

@columbiariver These vines🌺 remind me of Germany.They grew so beautifully designed on the sides of cottages🏠 and along some rothiron fences. The scents as you walked the sidewalks of various flowers etc(sniffing the air and sighing) or through the markets of the fresh breads etc.(my stomach growling) Ahh,I was about 8yrs old when we lived there for 4 yrs and it's one place I'd love to see again...There are so many memories that I have for that short time,but I'm sure it's so different now.😍

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columbiariver

@acetaker what lovely memories. Hang on to those! I've never seen Germany. Would love to some day. Plantings can bring a bit of that to your place.

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columbiariver

Orange trumpet creeper #orangeflowers-

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travelgirl25

How pretty! I just planted my first one today. I can wait for it to get big enough to bloom!

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columbiariver

We planted this about 13 years ago. It did not take long for it to get like this Lisa. Water it every week. Fertilize​. Its another bloom season soon! @travelgirl25

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travelgirl25

Thank you for the tips @columbiariver I read where it is very aggressive but since I can get much to grow in that area of our yard I'm ok with that. I can't wait for mine to be as beautiful as yours!

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columbiariver

That's very nice of you to say. Thank you. @travelgirl25

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