Golden Yellow Cape Honeysuckle (Tecoma capensis 'Aurea')

Botanical names:
Tecoma capensis Accepted
Tecomaria capensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 12 feet or more
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Espalier
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

For sale at Lowe's

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ID for plant labeled "tropical flowering plant" by gemini_sage Nov 11, 2014 1:02 PM 10

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