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Tecomanthe speciosa

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Features

  • Height6m to 10m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourCream-green

Description

Tecomanthe speciosa. This is a vigorous, twining climber which will grow to about 9m. It will produce compound leaves consisting of about 5 leaflets. In the autumn, cream, green-tinged flowers are produced which are rather like foxgloves.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub or Vine

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Conservatory, greenhouse

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost-tender plants, they can be grown outdoors, but only in warm temperatures, they will need protection of a conservatory or greenhouse in cooler areas. Grow them in humus-rich, well-drained soil, with partial-shade. You can propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites and mealy bugs under glass.

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