Pronunciation: DIS-tik-tis laks-ih-FLO-ruh
Common Name: Vanilla Trumpet Vine
Height to: 30'
Width to: 15'
USDA Hardiness Zones:
- vines and climbers
Bloom Description: Vanilla Trumpet Vine (Distictis laxiflora) bears white to purple, vanilla scented
Soil Type: Vanilla Trumpet Vine (Distictis laxiflora) prefer fertile, moist, well drained soil
Pests and Diseases: Vanilla Trumpet Vine (Distictis laxiflora) is prone to spider mites and whitflies
Propagation: sow Vanilla Trumpet Vine (Distictis laxiflora) seed at 61-64ºF in spring, root semi ripe cuttings with bottom heat in summer, layer in early spring
- 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9
- 40 to 30ºF ZONE 10
- 50 to 40ºF ZONE 11
- 60 to 50ºF ZONE 12
Prune Vanilla Trumpet Vine (Distictis laxiflora) to fit available space or to keep tidy. Trimming is not necessary but if looks unkempt can be done annually.
Source: Various resources including The American Horticultural Society A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
USDA Heat Zones (days above 86ºF):
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- 120 to 150 days ZONE 9
- 150 to 180 days ZONE 10
- 180 to 210 days ZONE 11
- Greater then 210 ZONE 12