Tecoma capensis • Mature Height: 8' • Mature Width: 8' • Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade • Water Requirements: Moderate water • Fertilizers: Dr Q's Rose & Flower Food… This bush is lovely as a ground cover or planted in containers. The Cape Honeysuckle Bush is a shrubby, vining growth of slender branches that display clusters of tubular orange flowers in summer. This plant is known to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. is truly a honeysuckle (Lonicera sp.). In the fall or winter, the distinctive red-orange tubular blossoms will begin to be produced. It can be pruned to a tree-like shape as it matures. Riot Red™ Cape Honeysuckle Tecomaria capensis 'Riot Red' Sku #42614. Striking large blooms that are nearly double the size of other varieties, with a true red coloring. It has the common name of Cape Honeysuckle only because the flowers somewhat resemble a honeysuckle blossom, but the Cape Honesuckle is more of a hard stemmed, non-twining shrub. The Cape Honeysuckle (Tecoma capensis) This fast-growing, sprawling plant typically reaches heights of five to ten feet high and is native to Swaziland and Mozambique on the southern coast of Africa. It is a mistake, I think, to believe that this plant (Tecomaria sp.) Cape honeysuckle (Tecomaria capensis) is a tropical climbing shrub that produces beautiful bright orange or yellow flowers during the late summer and autumn. Native to parts of Africa, this evergreen climber can grow 15 to 26 feet tall at maturity. A versatile shrub with easy-to-train sprawling stems, shiny green foliage, and a profusion of boldly colored flowers.