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Tecoma capensis

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Features

  • BloomsJanuary to April
  • Height2m to 7m
  • Spread1m to 3m
  • Growth HabitBushy oval
  • Flower ColourOrange to red
  • Leaf ColourGreen
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Tecoma capensis. This is a twining climber with pinnate leaves and ovate to lance-shaped, medium green leaflets. The tubular, yellow-cream flowers are borne in racemes in mid winter to mid spring.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Southern Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers from spring to autumn.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will thrive in full sun with shelter from strong winds, they will need adequate soil moisture in the summer. You can propagate from seeds in the spring or cuttings in summer.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the spring or cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites and whitefly

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