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Tecoma X ‘Crimson Flare’ (Crimson Flare Esperanza)

Tecoma X 'Crimson Flare'
Crimson Flare Esperanza

Crimson Flare displays clusters of red flowers in the spring through fall, although the summer heat can bleach them to pink. Hummingbirds feast on their nectar. This clone has outstanding deep green foliage, providing a showy backdrop for the red blossoms. Full sun and reflected heat locations are ideal for this heat-loving shrub. Crimson Flare grows rapidly to a mature size of eight feet tall and wide. Freezing temperatures may burn the foliage, but simply cut plants back hard to rejuvenate in the early spring.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Red
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast
Height 8 (ft)
Spread 8 (ft)
Spacing 2' - 3' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Bees, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers, Specimen
Tolerance Cold, Heat
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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