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Tecoma stans - Yellow Trumpet Bush

Tecoma stans grows as a large shrub or can be pruned up as a small tree, growing up to 25 feet in near frost free conditions. Tecoma stans has a long blooming season producing yellow flowers from Spring into Fall. The Yellow Elder works well as a street tree. Tecoma stans requires little supplemental water once established and is quite tolerant of high heat. The Yellow Trumpet Bush does well in full sun but will still bloom in the shade of other trees. Tecoma stans is a great addition to the hummingbird garden. Tecoma stans is Winter hardy at least into the high teens, though the foliage and branch tips are damaged in the mid 20°s F.

Tecoma stans, Yellow Trumpet Bush

Yellow trumpet shaped flowers of Tecoma stans - Yellow Trumpet Bush. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants in the Tecoma Genus featured on this site:
Tecoma Orange Jubilee * Orange Jubilee Trumpet Bush
Tecoma Smithii * Orange Bells
Tecoma stans * Yellow Elder