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Gold Star™ Esperanza

Tecoma stans 'Lonesp'

SKU
01254
A fast-growing shrub valued for its large clusters of non-stop, golden yellow, bell-shaped flowers. Arching stems of dark green foliage form sprays of green and gold. Very heat tolerant and easy to grow. Great for sunny borders and containers. Evergreen in mild winter climates.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationtek-OH-muh stanz
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 6 to 7 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleRustic, Tropical
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsJuniper (Juniperus); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Jatropha (Jatropha); Salvia (Salvia)

Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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