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Tecoma sambucifolia

a.k.a. Trumpet Flower

Shrubby tree, known for its many bright, yellow colored flowers borne in large clusters.

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Seeds are not available for the Waranway. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in July 2017.


Small tree, often to only 10-12ft, but will reach 25-30ft.


Hardy to about 10F.

Growing Environment

It is adapted well to dry climates and needs only minimal water when established. Will grow in most soil types, and does well in both full sun and part shade. Usually needs little attention once established.


By seed. By hardwood cuttings.


The plant is commonly grown as an ornamental. Its bright, canary-yellow flowers last for several months of the year and make this an attractive tree for any garden.

Native Range

Native to Central and South America.

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