Tecomanthe Hilli

Original price was: ₹350.00.Current price is: ₹230.00.

Genus                                   :              Tecomantha

“The Tecomanthe Hilli Flower Plant is a remarkable addition to your garden. With its exquisite flowers and lush foliage, it adds elegance and beauty to any outdoor space.”

Tecomanthe hillii is a rare and unique flowering plant native to New Caledonia, a French territory in the South Pacific. It is a member of the Bignoniaceae family and is known for its striking flowers and climbing growth habit. Tecomanthe hillii is commonly referred to as “New Caledonian Tecomanthe” or “Hill’s Tecomanthe.”

Tecomanthe hillii is a woody vine that can climb up to 30 feet (9 meters) or more in height, although it can also be grown as a shrub or a small tree with proper pruning. It has glossy, dark green leaves that are composed of multiple leaflets arranged in opposite pairs along the stem. The leaves are typically evergreen and provide an attractive backdrop for the stunning flowers.

The flowers of Tecomanthe hillii are the highlight of this plant. They are large, tubular flowers that are usually pink or rose-colored, although they can also be white or cream-colored in some variations. The flowers are typically trumpet-shaped with five lobes and can be up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) in length. They are borne in clusters or racemes and are usually produced in abundance during the flowering season, which typically occurs in spring or summer.

One of the unique features of Tecomanthe hillii is its pollination mechanism. The flowers are adapted to be pollinated by bats, with the tubular shape and pink or white coloration attracting the nocturnal pollinators. This makes Tecomanthe hillii an interesting choice for those interested in bat-pollinated plants or creating wildlife-friendly gardens.

Tecomanthe hillii requires a warm and humid environment to thrive, and it is best suited for tropical or subtropical regions. It prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter and can be grown in either full sun or partial shade. As a climbing plant, it may require support such as a trellis or arbor to grow and climb properly. Pruning can be done to shape the plant or manage its growth, and it is best done after flowering.

Care should be taken to avoid overwatering Tecomanthe hillii, as it can be sensitive to root rot. Water it regularly, allowing the soil to slightly dry out between waterings, and avoid waterlogging. Fertilizing with a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer during the growing season can help promote healthy growth and flowering.

Tecomanthe hillii is a rare and exotic plant that can make a stunning focal point in the garden or as a unique addition to a tropical-themed landscape. With its striking flowers and climbing growth habit, it is sure to attract attention and admiration from plant enthusiasts. However, due to its rarity and specific growing requirements, it may be more challenging to find and cultivate compared to more common plants.

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