Tecomaria Capensis is an attractive ornamental garden plant commonly used for screening and decorative purposes, and can also be trimmed to form a hedge.
A rambling shrub that will grow to 20 feet with support or can be pruned into an upright shrub that is 8 feet tall with branches that root where they touch the ground. The shiny leaves are divided into 5-7 toothed and pointed leaflets, similar to a rose leaf.
Their appearance is characterized by the following, that are oval-shaped compound leaflets with blunt teeth, tubular erratic flowers that bloom all year round and colors of these flowers varies from red, to orange, yellow to salmon colors.
Growing Cape Honeysuckle aka Tecoma Capensis could be an easy way to add a tropical flavor to your outdoor garden. They are the plants that require low maintenance and produce attractive year-round flowers that vary from red, to red orange, yellow to salmon colors. These factors make them perfect as an ornamental garden relevant for screening and decorative purposes. It’s an excellent ornamental garden plant as its addition will add a spectacular natural glimpse to your outdoor garden. And these flowers are responsible for attracting birds and butterflies for its pollination.
These plants could thrive well when kept in front of morning sunlight for about 3-6 hours daily especially for flowering. Then place them to any bright light for the rest of the day. Water must be applied after checking the dryness of the soil. Soil condition must be well-drained. Fertile with rich contents. They could be fed with organic fertilizers, at least once a month. Ideal temperature for their healthy growth would be 20 -30 degree Celsius.
Size: Height 120. Approximately
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