Riot Red Cape Honeysuckle
Tecomaria capensis 'Riot Red'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||tee-ko-MAY-ria ka-PEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 12 to 16 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide, with support.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Growth Habit||Mounding, Upright|
|Landscape Use||Container, Erosion Control, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana) Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Hyssop (Agastache); Salvia (Salvia); Shefflera (Shefflera)|
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