Pyrostegia venusta, Bignonia ignea, Bignonia venusta, Pyrostegia ignea

Common name:
Flaming Trumpet, Golden Shower, Flame Vine, Orange Bignonia, Orange Shower
Regional name:
Marathi - Sankrant Vel, Tamil - Tanga Pu
Flaming Trumpet, Golden Shower, Flame Vine, Orange Bignonia, Orange Shower
Pyrostegia - offers a burst of color
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Category:
Climbers, Creepers & Vines
Family:
Bignoniaceae or Jacaranda family
Light:
Sun growing, Semi shade
Water:
Normal
Primarily grown for:
Flowers
Flowering season:
February, March, April
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Orange
Foliage color:
Green
Plant Height or length:
8 to 12 meters
Plant Form:
Climbing or growing on support
Special Character:
  • Auspicious or Feng Shui plant
  • Can grow on trellis or chain link fencing
  • Must have for Farm house or big gardens
Generally available in India in quantities of:
Over hundreds
Plant Description:
- This is what makes us grow plants. Their sheer beauty. A Pyrostegia in full bloom is more pretty than any man made item. And its beauty lies in its short fleeting presence.
- This beautiful climber comes to us from Brazil and Paraguay.
- Leaves are compound with 2-8 leafiets and one terminal one.
- Leaflets ovate to ovate oblong 4-7 cm long.
- Corolla tubular about 5 cm long.
- Orange slender tubed flowers, 8 cm long.
- Flowers are borne in large drooping clusters.
Growing tips:
- Grows best in full sunlight.
- Will climb and cover a fence, trellis, walls and arches.
- Dry and thin shoots should be removed after flowering.
- Plants will not bloom well in warm and humid coastal areas.
- They require cool winters for best bloom.
- Can be grown as a pot plant as well.
Generally available with us at:
Tukai Exotics, The Enchanted Gardens
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