Can You Plant Trumpet Vine or Cross Vine Next to a House?

Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans) and crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) can be planted next to a house. Both have claws at the end of their tendrils that allow the vines to cling to stone, bricks and fences without support, according to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

Keywords: vines for houses, trumpet vine, crossvine against wall

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