Flowers in Australia: 4

Trumpet Vine or Creeper

pink flower


white flower

This is some sort of trumpet vine or creeper, but I don’t think it is the Campsis radicans as that has pinnate leaves and bright orange or red, trumpet-shaped flowers whereas my flowers are pink and white and the leaves look evergreen. The flower below is definitely Campsis radicans – note the different leaves.

orange flower

EditMandevilla is a genus of tropical and subtropical flowering vines belonging to the dogbane family, Apocynaceae. It was first described as a genus in 1840. A common name is rocktrumpet.


7 Comments Add yours

  1. Your flower photos pool Sydney light. this is so interesting!

    No idea what they are – garden flowers are mostly beyond me!


    1. Heyjude says:

      Definitely a garden flower but very pretty 🙂 A trumpet vine I believe or Campsis radicans


  2. pommepal says:

    Caught me this time Jude, not sure what they are, Is it a climber?


    1. Heyjude says:

      I think they are trumpet vines / creeper or often called Port St John or Zimbabwe Creeper – I know this flower from South Africa.


      1. pommepal says:

        Yes now you say they are a creeper I know them as trumpet vines but didn’t know the botanical name…


  3. Sprucemoss says:

    Mandevilla! 🙂

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