A small salt tolerant evergreen tree with golden yellow pompom like flowers and thorny branches. It’s fragrant flowers are used for the perfume industry throughout Europe. Blooms year round, but heaviest in spring and winter.
Tag: Zone 12
The funnel shaped blooms of Tecoma stans are more commonly known as the “yellow elder” is a mostly evergreen tree or even a large shrub that does well in full sun and well drained soils. When mature it can reach heights of 15-20 feet with a spread of 10-15 feet.