Tecoma stans

Common Name:
Yellow bells
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Family:
Bignoniaceae (The Trumpet Vine Family)
Geographic Origin:
Southwestern States
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
To 10 feet+
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Summer and fall
Flower Color:
Yellow
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 25-30 degrees F.
Heat loving shrub grows quickly and produces clusters of showy bright yellow trumpet flowers in summer and fall. Dies back with hard freeze. Can be grown as a tree in mildest winter areas.