Botanical Name: Tecoma stans v. angustata
Common Name: Arizona Yellow Bells  
Plant photo of: Tecoma stans v. angustata
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Water Saving Tip:

Water-wise plants can be beautiful as well as practical.

Ask at your local nursery for the types of plants that have minimal watering needs.

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

3-6', 6-12'


Flower Color



Flower Season

Summer, Fall


Leaf Color

Green, Dark Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Low, Medium


Growth Rate



Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular


Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Poor, Well-drained


Soil pH

Neutral, Basic


Adverse Factors


Design Styles

English Cottage, Ranch, Spanish, Tropical


Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Specimen


Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall


Location Uses

Background, Shrub Border, Foundation, Patio, Park, Raised Planter, With Rocks


Special Uses

Container, Erosion Control, Screen, Mass Planting


Attracts Wildlife


Information by: Kathleen Moore
Photographer: Mountain States Nursery
  • Description

  • Notes

Fast growing evergreen shrub grows quickly to 10' x 8'. Bright green leaves are more pinnately divided the Tecoma stans stans. Slightly fragrant flowers are bright yellow & borne in clusters from spring until late fall. Accepts full sun. Drought resistant once established. Needs a well drained site. Great for a tropical feel. Native to Arizona and Texas.
Frost tolerant to 20 F.