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Tecoma (Shurb, Red) - Plant

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yellow bells
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Plant height : 2 feet (+/- 20%)
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Description for Tecoma (Shurb, Red)

Winter hardy to USDA Zones 9-11. In St. Louis, plants should be grown in the ground as annuals or in pots/containers that may be overwintered indoors. Plants need well-drained soils in full sun.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
yellow bells Yellow June to frost 3.00 to 5.00 feet easy to grow

Planting and care

Tecoma capensis, commonly known as cape honeysuckle, is a flowering, versatile evergreen that is suitable as a climbing vine, border plant, shrub or ground cover. It blooms in clusters of tubular, red-orange flowers that are about 2 inches in length in the late summer, fall and winter.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun well-drained soil Medium 28ºF Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Tecoma

  • Train a climbing vine cape honeysuckle plant on a trellis or other supporting object using plant ties to support the vines. .
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  • To maintain the shape of shrubs, prune long or unruly branches back to a side branch or bud with sharp pruning shears.

Typical uses of Tecoma

Special features: For the St. Louis area, grow in containers as patio plants that are overwintered indoors. In southern Florida and California, this may be planted as a specimen or massed in gardens and shrub borders or grown in containers.

Culinary use: na

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.

Medicinal use: na

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/ http://homeguides.sfgate.com/

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