Tecoma, Trumpet Flower 'Sparklette'

Tecoma

Family: Bignoniaceae (big-no-nih-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tecoma (tek-OH-muh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sparklette
Hybridized by George Hull

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Buckeye, Arizona

Las Vegas, Nevada

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutral
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RatingContent
Positive

On May 17, 2017, Anna_D from Las Vegas, NV wrote:

I prefer the Sparklette over the Sparky because it grows smaller, making it an excellent container plant. It has overwintered twice in Las Vegas, where temperatures occasionally go below 32 at night in winter.

Neutral

On Oct 27, 2012, QCHammy from San Tan Valley, AZ (Zone 9a) wrote:

This plant is a smaller variation of Tecoma 'Sparky' with a shorter stature and overall smaller size.

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