• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more in extreme heat, until established.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast grower, quickly reaching 6 to 7 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Prolific Flowering
    Blooms:
    Late Spring into Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:tek-OH-muh stanz
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:12, 13, 21 - 24
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast grower, quickly reaching 6 to 7 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Late Spring into Fall
    Flower color:Yellow
    Garden styleRustic, Tropical
    Companion PlantsJuniper (Juniperus); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Jatropha (Jatropha); Salvia (Salvia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Tolerates mild drought once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more in extreme heat, until established.

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