Bells of Fire™ Tecoma

Tecoma 'TEC6010916' PP24170

Evergreen mid-sized shrub with a subtropical to tropical appearance and bell-shaped flowers. This new variety is more compact and has more color range.

Bloom/Feature

Bright red flowers continuously until frost

Plant Type

New IntroductionsPerennials

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

8, 9, 10, 11

Zone Detail

10°F

Key Features

Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Compact Habit, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerance, Heat Tolerance, Reblooming

Flowering Season

Spring to Fall

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Tolerates most native soils

Fertilizer

Monthly in gardens; bi-monthly in containers

Dimensions

5-6' H x 5' W

Pruning

Not required; dead-heading promotes new growth

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants