Gold Cape Honeysuckle
Tecomaria capensis 'Aurea'
|Description||Shiny evergreen foliage on easily-trained, sprawling stems is accented by prolific clusters of showy, tubular, golden yellow flowers. A versatile climber that is highly effective when planted en masse on hillsides, or as an informal screen or clipped hedge. Utilize for a trellis or to hide an unsightly fence.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing; reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall, 5 to 7 ft. wide, with support.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||Plant this vine for a lush look at the seashore. It can be trained on a support and used with small shrubs, or it can be used as a sheared shrub itself. The brightly colored orange flowers will be an eye-catcher.|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana) Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Hyssop (Agastache); Salvia (Salvia); Shefflera (Shefflera)|
|Care||Prefers average to enriched, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; reduce frequency, once established. Apply a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune branches periodically to maintain desired form or size.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.