This shrub is an evergreen climber with large glossy green leaves originally found on the Three Kings Islands.It is quite a rare plant andthus it's threat status is defind as "Nationally Critical" During winter it provides a show of large creamy white tubular flowers which follows on to large seed pods. Tecomanthe Speciosa is a very fast growing climbing shrub and requires a strong growing support for best results. Teh plant does best when planted in the semi- shade and while frost tender it is wind hardy and tolerant of dry conditions.