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Arizona Yellowbells

Arizona Yellowbells

Common Name:
Arizona Yellowbells
Southwest US, Mexico and south into Argentina
  • Yellow
  • Bees
  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds
Plant Type:
  • Evergreen
  • Shrub

What tree with bright yellows flowers can be seen blooming almost anytime in the desert? Learn more about the Arizona Yellowbells.

Tecoma stans

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones.

USDA Hardiness Zones

9a (20 °F to 25 °F)

9b (25 °F to 30 °F)

10a (30 °F to 35 °F)

10b (35 °F to 40 °F)

11a (40 °F to 45 °F)

11b (45 °F to 50 °F)

Endangered Status
  • Extinct in Wild (EW)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Not Evaluated (NE)

Trumpets in the desert

The Arizona Yellowbells is a small evergreen shrub that blooms nearly year round in areas which never receive frost; and can be seen from a great distance in the desert. The slightly fragrant trumpet or bell shaped blooms have made this plant a popular house plant.

Fun Facts:
  • Flowers provide food for bees.
  • Used by Native Americans to make bows.
  • Roots were brewed for a sort of beer.
  • Used in traditional medicines.
Arizona Yellowbells