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Bloom time (approximate):

  • Spring to Winter


Plants: Species

Cape Honeysuckle Tecomaria capensis

FAMILY: BIGNONIACEAE (Trumpet-creeper Family)

A South African native, the Cape honeysuckle Tecomaria capensis is a climbing vine with glossy, evergreen leaves and clusters of bright orange-red flowers that are attractive to nectar-seeking birds. This attention-getter has a long flowering time that usually begins in spring and can last until early winter.