Pink Trumpet Vine
Tecoma Pink, popularly known as Pink Trumpet Vine or Podranea Ricasoliana is a highly prized flowering plant for its long flowering season, Summer to late fall, and its highly ornamental bright pink trumpet shaped flowers held in sprays at branch tips. Not only does it attract human but also attracts hummers, butterflies and bees.
It can be pruned heavily after flowering to maintain a compact shape. It is happily grown in a large container or a patio planter too, where it will grow tall. Tecoma Pink does appreciate decent soil and summer moisture.
Tecoma is a species of flowering perennial shrub in the trumpet vine family, Bignoniaceae that is native to the Central and South America. Tecoma Stans is the official flower of the United States Virgin Islands and the floral emblem of The Bahamas.
Tecoma is an attractive plant that is cultivated as an ornamental. It has sharply toothed, pinnate green leaves and bears large, showy, bright trumpet-shaped flowers. It is drought-tolerant and grows well in warm climates. The plant produces pods containing pink seeds with papery wings.