Orange Jubilee is an upright shrub that can grow up to 12 feet tall and 8 feet across if not frozen back for a couple of winters. The rich green, lush looking foliage gives this hybrid shrub a subtropical appearance. The compound leaves are about 6 inches long by 4 inches wide and are divided into 9 to 11 leaflets. Clusters of orange-red, bell-shaped flowers appear from spring to fall in Southern Arizona. Orange jubilee attracts hummingbirds and produces few seed pods.
Orange Jubilee is moderately drought tolerant, surviving on minimal supplemental water during the summer. However, this plant will look more lush and flower more profusely when given regular supplemental water from spring until fall. Tecoma X 'Orange Jubilee' can be grown in a variety of soil types. It will tolerate our rocky, native soil as well as a rich soil with a lot of organic matter included. When in a rocky, native soil, orange jubilee is more tolerant of inconsistent watering.