Orange Cape Honeysuckle

Tecomaria capensis

Pronunciation: tee-ko-MAY-ria ka-PEN-sis
SKU #07255
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A beautiful evergreen shrub with sprawling, woody, vine-like stems. Branches can be pruned and shaped to form a lush accent shrub or hedge. Showy, small, red-orange, trumpet-shaped flowers appear in clusters. Thrives in warm, sunny locations and tolerates coastal exposures.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late summer
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide, with support.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant, Erosion Control
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Climbing
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Salvia (Salvia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Hyssop (Agastache); Lantana (Lantana); Shefflera (Shefflera)
CARE
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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