Roaring Meg Creek Trumpet Vine (Tecomanthe sp. 'Roaring Meg')

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Photo of Roaring Meg Creek Trumpet Vine (Tecomanthe sp. 'Roaring Meg')

Photo of Roaring Meg Creek Trumpet Vine (Tecomanthe sp. 'Roaring Meg')
Photo: Paul Plant

Water needs(info)

Water needs rated 6 out of 10

Plant attributes
Common nameRoaring Meg Creek Trumpet Vine
Botanical nameTecomanthe sp. 'Roaring Meg'
Plant type(info)Climber
Foliage retention(info)Evergreen
Flower colour(info)Pink
Foliage colour(info)Dark green
Edible(info)No
Native(info)Yes
Plant size(info)2 to 5 metres high, 1 to 2 metres wide
Suitability
Climate zones(info)Humid subtropical, humid tropical
Light requirements(info)Sun, semi-shade
Soil type(info)Loam
Maintenance(info)Medium

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Last updated 25 January 2012

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