|Common Name||Trumpet bush, Yellow bells, Yellow elder|
|Botanical Name||Tecoma stans|
|Origin||S. USA to Guatemala, Argentina|
|Synonym||Bignonia stans, Stenolobium stans|
Tecoma stans (Trumpet bush, Yellow bells, Yellow elder)
Tecoma stans (Trumpet bush, Yellow bells, Yellow elder) is Open, ascending, large shrub or small tree, often with several slim trunks if grown as a tree. Pinnate leaves, to 35cm long, each have 5-13 oblong-ovate to lance-shaped, toothed, bright green leaflets. Funnel-shaped, bright yellow flowers, 5cm long, are produced in terminal racemes or panicles, to 15cm long, from late winter to summer.