Plant Information

Tecoma Mayan Gold

Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Tecoma stans

Common Name: Yellow elder, trumpetbush

Hardiness Zone: 8a - 11

Hardiness Degree: 10°F (-12.2°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 22 - 24" (56 - 61cm)

Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Width: 21 - 23" (53 - 58cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Compact and well-branched heat-loving plants have an exotic appearance with large gold flowers and glossy green leaves. Can be used as a long-blooming tropical shrub in the South (up to 8 ft./2.4 m at maturity), and also makes a great Summer annual in the North.

Grower Information:

A Fantastic Flowers™ and a Hot Summer Survivors selection!

Meet the only tecoma from seed! Now this appealing nursery item is affordably available.

The compact plants open up a new 4 to 6-in./10 to 15-cm market, and can also be produced in gallons. Uniform, earlier flowering makes Mayan Gold very programmable.

Heat-loving plants produce large gold flowers and glossy green leaves that add an upscale, exotic look to beds and mixed containers. Can be used as a long-blooming tropical shrub in the South (up to 8 ft./2.4 m at maturity), and also makes a great Summer annual in the North.

Supplied as easy-to-sow coated seed.