Trumpet Vines
Q.

trumpet vines

Zone 6a for ohio | Anonymous added on March 18, 2016 | Answered

I'd like to grow trumpet vines and want to know if you've ever seen any with purple vs green foliage - I know there are many colors for the flowers, but would ask if there are any that don't have just green foliage. I'd also like to know if the plant is toxic to dogs? Can I just purchase seeds and plant now in Ohio, or do I have to plant seeds indoors first until soil is warmer? If using seeds, how far apart should I plant them? Finally, I'm also very interested in them due to several areas of of the yard that has excess water/mud puddles and hope that planting these vines can pull water/help drain yard. thank-you, meg

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 18, 2016

The foliage color of trumpet vines is various shades of green. I am not aware of a purple foliage variety.

You can either plant them in pots or sow them directly in the garden (about ¼ to ½ inch deep) in the early spring. I would space them 3-4 inches apart.

My research indicates that trumpet vine is toxic to dogs.

For more information on growing and propagating trumpet vines, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/trumpet-vine/propagate-trumpet-vine.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/trumpet-vine/growing-trumpet-vines.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Trumpet Vines
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More