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Just got free Trumpet Creeper Seeds!

Posted by Eric580 5b (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 9, 12 at 0:11

Today my family went to the Cleveland zoo and they had tons of trumpet creeper. One of them had seed pods,but it was very high on a wall. Another one I saw had the seed pods in reach. So I took one and I will soon plant the seeds. Also I saw a female ruby-throated hummingbird at a patch of trumpet honeysuckle in front of the elephant exhibit!


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RE: Just got free Trumpet Creeper Seeds!

I had a Trumpet Creeper for many years. As you've seen it does attract hummingbirds. I usually see just a few hummers in late summer and fall, after the Trumpet Creeper was mostly done. They tend to also attract paper wasps, ants and earwigs. I waited four years for mine to bloom. I'm not suggesting you don't grow it, just offering information.


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