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Tecoma stans angustata

Bignoniaceae
Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers

TECOMA

Varioous trumpet vines once lumped together as Tecoma now have different names. Remaining in this genus are severeal showy shrubs, one of which can be grown as a vine, another as a tree. All have 2-in.-long, trumpet-shaped flowers in the orange-yellow-red range and leaves divided featherwise into many leaflets. Heat tolerant. Take drought but look best with periodic soakings. Tip-pinch young growth to induce branching, reduce tendency toward legginess. Cut faded flowers to prolong bloom and lessen production of seedpods.

Tecoma stans angustata

Native from Arizona to Texasand Mexico. To 4–10 ft. tall and3–8 ft. wide. Narrow leaflets.Blooms from midspring to latefall. Needs less water and fertilizerthan the species.

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