Deep Orange Blooms All Season Long On A Compact Shrub
Trumpet vines are beautiful but can get large and unwieldy, sometimes spreading over 30 feet. Tecoma Orange Chicklet Esperanza is an excellent solution. The Tecoma Chicklet Orange Trumpet Vine is a compact, non-invasive shrub form that retains all the orange trumpet-shaped flowers of the outsized vine types in a manageable size.
Great for pollinators, the orange bell-shaped flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, native bees, and moths. This shrub is also somewhat deer resistant. Did we mention hummingbirds love it?
A long flowering season of lightly fragrant, uniquely shaped orange flowers makes this an excellent choice to bring color and wildlife to your yard. This flowering shrub will keep producing more deep-orange blooms all season long. The Chicklet Orange Tecoma plant is deciduous with bright green foliage resembling fern fronds’ light and airy look.
Tecoma Orange Esperanza plant does well grown in containers or raised beds and is great for lining a low deck or porch. Once established, Chicklet Orange trumpet bush does not need much watering or fertilizing. It is perfect for out-of-the-way spots where your hose doesn’t reach.
These shrubs look great planted in pairs on either side of your front door, porch stairs, or garden gate. Plant three around your mailbox post and let it peek out from the mass of orange blooms.
With all-season-long colors like this, the possibilities are unlimited.
Chicklet Orange Trumpet Vine Care Information
Chicklet Orange Tecoma vine grows in USDA zones 8-11. This flowering shrub also does well in containers if you live in a colder climate. If you plant Chicklet Orange in a pot and bring it in for the winter, remember to keep the soil from drying out.
Orange Trumpet Vine plants will grow in full sun to partial shade. It is heat tolerant and loves some direct sunshine.
This shrubby version of a trumpet flower vine will be 3-6 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide at maturity. Its dwarf form is much more manageable than its larger vining cousin. Perfect for tight spaces or beds where you don’t want it to take over.
This trumpet vine orange likes slightly alkaline soil, meaning pH above 7.0. If your site has acidic soil, you can raise the pH with garden lime or other products. A little sand is okay; this shrub likes well-draining soil.
Give it a little extra water during the first growing season after transplanting. Once Tecoma Chicklet Orange is well-established, it should need little care and will be somewhat drought tolerant.
Mulch around the shrub’s base to keep weeds down and hold moisture in the soil.
If planting Chicklet Orange Tecoma in a planter, use any good-quality potting mix and add perlite to aid drainage and water retention. Make sure the drainage holes are not plugged.
Trumpet Vine Pruning Needs
Chicklet Orange Tecoma does not need deadheading. It can be pruned in early spring while it is still dormant to maintain form.
Shop the Tecoma Chicklet Orange Trumpet Vine for sale today!
Ask a question
Sunlight Full Sun / Partial Shade
Glossy Dark Green, White
Mature Width 3-4 ft
Mature Height 3-6 ft
Growing Zones 8, 9, 10, 11