Yellow Bells Bush
Also called yellow elder or yellow cedar, trumpetflower, and even esperanza (“hope”), Tecoma stans is the official flower of the United States Virgin Islands. The yellow waves of flowers evoke the cool vibes of a tropical breeze and emanate the warm glow of a Caribbean sunset. Its light scent and brilliant color will liven up your garden by attracting bees and hummingbirds. Its low water needs also make it a great drought tolerant option.
Water: Moderate, Drought Tolerant
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: Can grow up to 25' tall and 20' wide, but can be pruned to be kept much smaller
Light: Full Sun
Soil: All types of well-draining soil
Origin: A wide natural range from the Southwestern United States through Central America, and into South America as far South as Argentina. Also found throughout the Caribbean and Southern Florida.