mistaken identity - hummingbird

Mary Whitney whitney at chatham.edu
Tue Jun 9 11:47:28 EDT 1998

re: trumpet vine

Yes, campsis radicans is indeed a hummingbird attractor - even in its
yellow form (nobody told hummingbirds they're only supposed to be
attracted to red)  It is native to southeastern and some of eastern
areas of midwest [US], and does well in shade or sun.  It can easily
tear down a weak support - make sure the supporting structure is very

Mary Whitney
Rachel Carson Institute
Chatham College
Pittsburgh, PA  
whitney at chatham.edu

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