Trumpet Bush, Esperanza

Tecoma fulva



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Tecoma Chicklet Orange in summer with bright orange blooms and green foliage. Tecoma Chicklet Orange's neat habit in small planter with orange flowers in summer. Close up of Chicket Orange Tecoma's bright orange trumpet shaped flowers. Tecoma Chicklet Orange in summer with its bright orange blooms against green foliage.
  • Major flower power
  • Compact shrub
  • Fragrant

Think of Chicklet Orange tecoma as a long-blooming trumpet vine in a non-invasive, compact shrub form. Rich orange panicles provide a festive display of color, both as a garden shrub in hot areas or as a patio plant in cooler climes.

USDA Zone 8 - 11 (15°F/-9°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 3-6'

Width 2-4'

Finish Time .5 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Summer

Flower Color Orange

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Any well-drained soil will do; tolerates moderate drought once established.

Pruning Blooms on new wood - prune in early spring, after the plant has leafed out, if desired. However, this dwarf selection needs less pruning than conventional tecoma.

Uses Ideal for containers in both hot and cold climates; can be incorporated into landscapes and flower gardens in zone 8 and warmer.

Growing Tips Shrubby habit needs little pruning or training to develop into a lush, full plant with abundant blooms.