Tecoma (Shurb, Pink) - Plant

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Tecoma is a genus of 14 species of shrubs or small trees in the trumpet vine family, Bignoniaceae.
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Tecoma (Shurb, Pink) Plant

Description for Tecoma (Shurb, Pink)

Plant height: 9 - 15 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 6 inches

Winter hardy to USDA Zones 10-11 where it is best grown in fertile, organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. In St. Louis, grow plants in pots/containers that are overwintered indoors in bright sunny rooms as houseplants.

Common name(s): Trumpetbush ,Tecoma
Flower colours: Pink
Bloom time: Flowers freely
Max reachable height: 2.00 to 6.00 feet
Difficulty to grow: easy to grow

Planting and care

This heat-loving group includes several showy shrubs, one of which can be grown as a vine and another as a tree. All feature 2 inches-long, trumpet-shaped flowers in the yellow-orange-red range and leaves divided featherwise into many leaflets. Excellent for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. Easy to grow in well-drained soil. Take drought but look best with periodic soakings. Remove faded flowers to prolong bloom and lessen production of seedpods. Resist damage from browsing deer.

Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 20 C to 30C
Fertilizer: 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.
  • To maintain the shape of shrubs, prune long or unruly branches back to a side branch or bud with sharp pruning shears.
  • Cut off old, damaged or dead branches at their base and remove them.

Typical uses of Tecoma

Special features: Popular plants in southern Florida and California where they are often planted as specimens, massed in gardens and shrub borders or planted as informal hedges or screens.

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

References

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

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5 / 5 Satvika Reddy 25 June 2018
This is one of my favorite plants.
5 / 5 Kumara Guru 24 June 2018
Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.
5 / 5 Renu Bala Garg 22 June 2018
Got all healthy plants..thanks
5 / 5 Sabiyammal Sabiyammalsadhiqali 20 June 2018
Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??
5 / 5 Kopfo Kadena 17 June 2018
What is Botanical name of this plant?
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