Tecoma Smithii (Trumpet Bush/Yellow Bells)
- Plant Care
Tecoma smithii is a perennial flowering shrub known for its highly attractive and bright-colored flowers from the (trumpet vine) family Bignoniaceae. Also in the family is Tecomaria capensis the orange cape honeysuckle. The plant also produces clusters of long, thin, and slightly flattened pods in autumn, which are the fruits and contain numerous papery-winged seeds.
It’s used as a landscaping plant and nice patio tree. It sometimes becomes an invasive weed. The bright yellow trumpet-shaped flowers are the major attraction of Tecoma smithii. Trumpet flower plant grows best in warm climates under full sun. However, it is also drought tolerant and is considered as one of the easiest plants to grow in desert landscapes.
- When growing in your garden, make sure to plant the trumpet bush at a site where it receives at least six hours of sunlight every day.Water the plant when the soil become slightly dry out. It doesn’t like waterlogged soil and wet roots.Tecoma is a hardy plant and can grow in almost all types of soil, it prefers organically rich, moderately moist, and well-drained soil.15 – 30 °CApply any organic fertilizer.
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