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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 when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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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 HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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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