Apricot Tecoma, Cape Honeysuckle. Rare variety of tecomaria with apricot color flowers. This plant stays compact unlike other tecomarias that may become leggy. Usually kept clipped, it is often used as a low hedge. It has attractive, light green foliage and frequent displays of long, tubular flowers that may be apricot or orange at the ends of the stems. Cape Honeysuckle needs very well-drained soil and prefers full sun, but will bloom in filtered light; flowering is best is slightly cooler climates.