Gold Star Esperanza, Yellow Bells, Yellow Elder, Trumpet Bush, Esperanza, Tecoma Stans, Texas Yellow Bells

Tecoma stans 'Gold Star'

Bignoniaceae

Gold Star Esperanza, Yellow Bells, Yellow Elder, Trumpet Bush, Esperanza, Tecoma Stans, Texas Yellow Bells
Gold Star Esperanza, Yellow Bells, Yellow Elder, Trumpet Bush, Esperanza, Tecoma Stans, Texas Yellow Bells
Gold Star Esperanza, Yellow Bells, Yellow Elder, Trumpet Bush, Esperanza, Tecoma Stans, Texas Yellow Bells
Gold Star Esperanza, Yellow Bells, Yellow Elder, Trumpet Bush, Esperanza, Tecoma Stans, Texas Yellow Bells
Gold Star Esperanza, Yellow Bells, Yellow Elder, Trumpet Bush, Esperanza, Tecoma Stans, Texas Yellow Bells
The most floriferous Esperanza that we grow! Gold Star Esperanza produces an endless display of large clusters of large golden yellow, lightly fragrant trumpets from late spring to frost. This Greg Grant selection is the standard by which all other Esperanza's are judged. Hardy, heat and sun loving, and with a nicely branched habit Gold Star Esperanza is great for tropical settings in containers and in the garden. Attracts pollinators including butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees.

Occasional deadheading will help keep the plant clean as well as promoting additional flowering although it is not a requirement as it will continue to produce buds and blooms until the first frost. In frost free regions Gold Star Esperanza can develop into a large shrub or small tree. Here in zone 8B it is a reliably root hardy perennial that begins flowering by mid-spring when most other Esperanza's are still trying to sprout.

Gold Star is also considered to be lightly fragrant like the tall growing types. If you like you can read more about this great cultivar from the Texas Agrilife Extension Service here: http://www.plantanswers.com/arcadia_pages/plant_of_the_month/gold_star.htm

Gold Star Esperanza was selected as a Texas Superstar plant in 1999. Item # 9902.

Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-5'W and larger in mild winter climates

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline

Soil & Moisture: Average moisture in a well-drained, moderately fertile soil.

Salt Tolerance: Moderate

Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered

Native To / Origin: US-TX, Greg Grant

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This plant may be toxic to humans and/or animals, click here for details

Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: Plant parts may be poisonous if ingested.

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Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml

Price: $ 12.99
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