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Red Hot Esperanza

Tecoma 'Red Hot' PPAF

Pronunciation: tek-OH-muh
SKU #43631
9-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A stunning compact variety - with lightly fragrant, fiery crimson-colored, trumpet-shaped blooms. This heat and sun-loving shrub explodes with warm color from spring until the first frost. Self-cleaning, and rarely sets seed pods. Easy to grow in the landscape or in containers. Evergreen in frost-free regions.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring through frost.
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge, Accent
Design Ideas Use as a colorful accent or mass to create a natural hedge. In extremely hot climates, this carefree, desert hardy shrub blooms even in light shade, making it perfect under the canopy of a mesquite or palo verde tree.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Juniper (Juniperus); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Palo Verde (Cercidium); Mesquite (Prosopis)
CARE
Care Easily grown in well-drained, fertile soil. Water regularly in first growing season; tolerates periodic drought, once established in the landscape. Feed monthly during growing season. In northern zones, overwinter pots indoors. Cut back to 12 in. and feed in spring. Return outdoors after danger of frost. Avoid contact with sap.

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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.