Flaming Trumpet - Creepers & Climbers
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The flaming trumpet is Botanically known as Pyrostegia venusta or Bignonia venusta from the Bignoniaceae family. Common names are Flaming Trumpet, Golden Shower, Flame Vine, Orange Bignonia, Orange Shower, Sankrant Vel, etc. It is a perennial semi-evergreen flowering vine & it requires trellising or chain-like fencing or arbors for growing over it. It can be grown in big pots/containers.
Why it is Called a Flaming trumpet/Sankrant vel Creeper???
During the blooming season, the whole plant gets covered with thousands of small shining orange flowers that resemble like a flame so the common name Flaming trumpet, As it blooms in the month of January, on the special festival of Sankranti, so the common name Sankrant vel.
What does make it Special???
MAXIMUM HEIGHT - Its growth is around 8 to 12 meters in height.
BLOOMING YEAR - From January to April (sometimes vary depends on the climate conditions)
GROWING TIPS -
INSIDE THE BOX
|Flaming Trumpet Plant
|1 -2 Feet Height
|Growing Pot (Black color)
*above specifications are for indicative purposes only, actual dimensions may slightly vary.
LIGHT CONDITION - It requires a minimum of more than 4 hours of Direct Sunlight. If planted in full shade the flowering frequency will be reduced.
WATERING SCHEDULE - Water when the topsoil(2-3 inches) feels dry to touch. Always maintain moisture near the root zone.
SOIL TYPE - The soil should be well-drained, fertile & rich in organic content.
TEMPERATURE - Average temperature 20-35 Degree Celsius
FERTILIZER APPLICATION - Apply any organic fertilizer once a month for better health of the plant, apply water immediately after fertilizer application. For more vigours flowering apply any Phosphorus based fertilizer.
PLANT PROTECTION - Do regular pruning of the plant in order to maintain good required shape. Remove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. Generally, it is not affected by any pest & disease in case of any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil, or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
INITIAL CARE FOR 10-15 DAYS JUST AFTER RECEIVING YOUR PLANT