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Tecomaria capensis 'Aurea' /Golden Yellow Cape Honeysuckle

Tecomaria capensis 'Aurea'  / Tecomaria capensis 'Aurea'
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Scientific Name: Tecomaria capensis 'Aurea'
Common Name: Golden Yellow Cape Honeysuckle
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: This cape honeysuckle can be either a vine or a sprawling shrub depending on how it is managed in the landscape. The cluster of bright yellow-orange flowers that bloom over a long period is the main feature regardless of how the plant is trained in the garden. Provide full sunlight and a well drained soil. Reported to withstand considerable drought for short periods.