Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Red Bird of Paradise Bush, Dwarf Poinciana, Barbados Pride

Popular in tropical climates, their loose clusters of yellow, orange and red flowers attract hummingbirds. Flowers are followed by flat seedpods. Some of these evergreen trees, shrubs and climbers have prickles. Fast and easy-growing in desert climates. Start by seed soaked before planting. Prune to shape.
Caesalpinia pulcherrima, Red Bird of Paradise Bush, Dwarf Poinciana, Barbados Pride
Dense and fast-growing, this 10-foot tall shrub makes a good screen. Bright flowers appear in summer. Evergreen in mild climates. In cold areas, revives in spring after freezing to ground in winter.

Attributes - Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Early Summer

Flower Color: Orange, Red, Yellow

Foliage: Semi-Deciduous

Height: 10 ft. to 20 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

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