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Yellow Bells

Tecoma stans

‘Gold Star’ (tea-COMA stans)

Annual Sun                              Height 4’ Spread: 3’                             Spacing: 3’-4’

HABIT:  Showy selection of a bushy native. Blooms all summer with dramatic yellow flowers.

CULTURE: Although technically a shrub, normally treated as a summer annual. Can be a perennial in hardiness zones 9 through 11, especially in an organic program, but and doesn't tolerate winter frost. Esperanza flowers abundantly in summer and early fall. Its yellow, tube-shaped flowers attract both bees and butterflies to the garden.

USES:  Large color plant for summer.

PROBLEMS:  Not very winter hardy.





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