Chicklet® Orange Trumpet Bush

Think of Chicklet Orange Tecoma as a long-blooming trumpet vine in a non-invasive, compact shrub form. Rich orange panicles provide a festive display of color, both as a garden shrub in hot areas or as a patio plant in cooler climates.

Top reasons to grow Chicklet Orange esperanza:

– Colorful orange blooms all summer
– Great in containers in cold climates
– Dwarf habit is easy to use anywhere

Additional information

Dimensions 2 × 3 ft
Botanical Name

<i>Tecoma fulva</i> 'TEC14004' PP#33,456

Zone

8, 9, 10, 11

Flower Color

Orange

Foliage Color

Green

Height

3-6'

Width/Spread

2-4'

Exposure

Full Sun

Soil

Average, Dry, Well-drained

Bloom Time

Summer

Uses

Borders, Containers, Edging, Foundations, Low Hedges

Features

Attracts pollinators, Compact, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Fragrant, Heat tolerant, Native

Blooms On

New wood

Breeder

Thomas Psenner

Plant Care

Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day)

Soil: Any average soil will do, provided it is well-drained

Water: Average to low water needs; quite drought tolerant once established

Fertilizing: In the landscape, little fertilizing needed. If growing in a container as seasonal color in a cooler climate, fertilize as you would your annuals or vegetables – approximately every other week or so.

Pruning: Little needed. Prune to shape if desired in early spring.