AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 2m x 2m
MAXIMUM SIZE (H) x (W): 3m x 3m
HEDGE SPACING: 0.5m
FLOWERING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D
The Cape honeysuckle has glossy dark-green foliage and bears spikes of trumpet-shaped flowers. It gives a colourful display in autumn when combined with Plumbago auriculata as the two are often found growing together in the wild.
Tecoma capensis is rich in nectar and will attract bees, butterflies and sunbirds.
The plant is also a host plant for ten moth, and three butterfly species.
Cape honeysuckle is low maintenance and drought resistant.
It may need occasional pruning to shape it.
Country, forest, formal, rockery, woodland
Plant it singly or in groups of three in a mixed border.
Makes an excellent large hedge.
An excellent screening plant
Euchrysops barkeri (Barker's Smoky Blue)
Leptotes pirithos (Common Blue)
Lampides boeticus (Lucern Blue)