Tecoma stans angustata
Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
Various trumpet vines once lumped together as Tecoma now have different names. Remaining in this genus are several 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.
They take drought but look best with periodic soakings. Tip-pinch young growth to induce branching and reduce tendency toward legginess. Cut faded flowers to prolong bloom and lessen production of seedpods. Prune to remove unwanted seedpods and wood damaged by freezes.Tecoma stans angustata
Native from Arizona to Texas and Mexico. Grows to 4–10 ft. tall and 3–8 ft. wide. Narrow leaflets. Blooms from midspring to late fall. Needs less water and fertilizer than the species.
Native to the deserts of Arizona, Southern California, and Baja California. Grows to 10–20 ft. t...
This tough tree, native to arid parts of Texas and northern Mexico, is well suited to desert areas. Th...
Native from Arizona to Texas and Mexico. Grows to 4–10 ft. tall and 3–8 ft. wide. Narrow l...