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Tecoma capensis


Order: Scrophulariales
   Family: Bignoniaceae
            Genus: Tecoma
                        Specie: Tecoma capensis

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Glossy green leaves; orange-red tubular flowers spring?autumn

Uses: Seaside gardens Grown against a sunny wall

Zones: 9?12

Description: This adaptable shrub with a partly climbing habit from eastern and southern Africa grows to 10 ft (3 m) tall and 7 ft (2 m) wide, with glossy green pinnate leaves about 6 in (15 cm) long, each having an odd number of rounded to oval-shaped toothed leaflet

Growth Habit: Scrambling habit

Comments: Has escaped cultivation in Australia

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