Bells of Fire™ Tecoma

Tecoma 'TEC6010916' PP24170 Home » The Collection » Bells of Fire™ While some tecomas grow to gigantic sizes, Bells of Fire is bred to be more compact. Enjoy its tropical appearance and flower power;  it will bloom early and rebloom bright red bell-shaped flowers continuously until frost. 
Bells of Fire™ Tecoma
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Feature Flowers change from bright red to orange
USDA Zones Hardy to 15° USDA Zones 8b-11 (Evergreen to 25°F)
Sunset Zones 12-13, 16, 18-24
Special Features Attracts Pollinators, Easy Care, Fall Blooming, Heat Tolerance, Longer Blooming, Tolerates Clay Soil
Landscape Use Accent, Border, Container, Hedge, Mass planting, Slope, Tropical
Exposure Full sun
Flowering Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Dimensions 6' H x 5' W
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Evergreen
Water Needs Low Water Once Established/Water-wise
Soil Tolerates a wide range
Fertilizer Feed throughout growing season
Pruning If hit by frost, prune hard after new growth shows

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full sun
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • backfill and plant 1-2" above soil level
  • water deeply to settle, then add more soil if needed
  • mulch 1-2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem

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