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Tecomaria compensis- Cape Honeysuckle


Tecomaria compensis- Cape Honeysuckle  (Tecomaria compensis- Cape Honeysuckle)

I took this photo today...these plants are in bloom all over in San Diego right now. These plant are native to Mozambique, South Africa. There's many hybrids available now...in different shades of golden/yellow and darker oranges and even a fuchsia colored variety.



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What a wonderful display.

21 Dec, 2008

 

Nice colour for Christmas. very cheery. This has such a wide canopy.

21 Dec, 2008

 

Thanks for the comments! They actually can grow quite large and very wide.

This plant is probably about 23 feet/ 7 meters tall. They are usually used as a large, tall hedge.

21 Dec, 2008

 

Tecomaria ~ another where I like the name.
Very good colour :o)

25 Dec, 2008

 

Terratoonie,

It too bad the photo really doesn't show off how vibrant the color is on this shrub.

27 Dec, 2008



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