Yellow bells, Tecoma stans
|Polybag size / Pot size
|Pot: 8'' 6.5L or Pot: 12'' 17.6L
Yellow Bells (Tecoma stans) is a deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub known for its vibrant yellow trumpet-shaped flowers. This drought-tolerant plant is characterized by its lush green foliage and striking floral display.
Ideal for creating vibrant borders, hedges, or as a standalone specimen. Yellow Bells adds a burst of color to garden designs.
Due to its upright growth habit and colorful flowers, Yellow Bells can be used as a focal point or accent plant in landscaping.
Thrives in full sun to partial shade. Full sun exposure promotes optimal flowering.
Yellow Bells is drought-tolerant once established. Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry between watering sessions.
Adaptable to various soil types, but well-drained soil is preferred. Tolerates slightly alkaline conditions.
Apply a balanced fertilizer during the growing season to enhance flowering. Avoid excessive nitrogen, which may limit flower production.
Prefers warm climates and is sensitive to frost. Protect from freezing temperatures.
Commonly propagated through seeds or stem cuttings. Seeds should be scarified or soaked before planting.
Pest and Diseases:
Generally resistant to pests and diseases. Keep an eye out for aphids or caterpillars. Neem oil can be used for preventive measures.
Regularly inspect for pests. Apply neem oil or insecticidal soap as a preventive measure. Post-infection, treat with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.
Similar Looking Plants:
Tecoma capensis (Cape Honeysuckle): Similar in flower shape but with orange to red flowers.
Mix Planting Recommendations:
Combine with drought-tolerant plants like Agave or Lantana for a water-efficient garden.