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

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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

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