- USDA Hardiness Zones 8-11
- Height 5-6 Feet Tall
- Spread 5 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
A stunning shrub that is easy to grow! The Bells of Fire Tecoma is a compact version that produces red-orange trumpet like blooms. Bloom season is generous, lasting from spring until frost. It is easy to grow, it is self-cleaning, and loves the sun!
The foliage is green and upright, a larger fern appearance. The blooms are a fire red- orange, trumpet shaped and last from spring till the first frost. It has a compact habit and will fit in anywhere sunny you decide to plant it. The Bells of Fire Tecoma grows to be four to six feet tall and three to four feet wide. It brings butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. Uses include border planting, mass planting, planting as a hedge, and looks great in containers!
Bells of Fire Tecoma Care
This is a sun loving plant. It prefers to be planted in full sun but will tolerate small amounts of shade. It will grow easily in well drained soil that is fertile. Water needs are average. After the Bells of Fire Tecoma is established, it can tolerate dry conditions. Fertilizer should be applied during the spring. Pruning and trimming should be done in the early spring. Deadheading is not necessary to promote rebloom.
Bells of Fire Tecoma Spacing
When planted individually, you should space your Bells of Fire Tecoma 5’ feet, center on center. When planting for borders and hedges, spacing should be 2’-3’ feet, center on center.
Bells of Fire Esperanza (Tecoma) Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 8-11|
|Flower Color(s): Bright Red|
|Bloom Period: Spring to Fall|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun|
|Height: 5-6 Feet|
|Spread: 5 Feet|
|Features: Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Rebloomer, Attracts Butterflies|
|Scientific Name: Tecoma 'TEC6010916' PP24170|
|Common Name: Bells of Fire Tecoma|
|Brand: Southern Living Plants|
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