Tecoma stans is a species of flowering perennial shrub in the trumpet vine family, Bignoniaceae Also in the family is Tecomaria capensis the orange cape honeysuckle.. It has sharply toothed, pinnate green leaves and bears large, showy, bright golden yellow trumpet-shaped flowers. It is drought-tolerant and grows well in warm climates.
Planting & Care
SunLight: It prefers full to partial sunlight.
Soil: Organic-rich, well-drained soil.
Water: Water Tecoma capensis plants deeply about once a week.
Fertilizer: Slow release feed in early spring when plants start growing.
Temperature: It is not much winter hardy and cannot tolerate temperatures below 23° degrees Fahrenheit (-5° C).