Plant Catalog - MACFADYENA UNGUIS-CATI
Cat's Claw, Yellow Trumpet Vine
A semi-evergreen vine with self-clinging stems that easily attach to most surfaces. Freely forms a mounding ground cover. Showy, spring flowers are yellow, trumpet-shaped, and lobed. Pairs of oval, glossy, green leaflets are centered by a forked, claw-like tendril. Used in herbal medicine. Can spread invasively.
USDA zones: 8 - 10
Sunset zones: 8 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: climbs 25 - 40 feet
Light needs: full sun or partial shade
Water needs: moderate water