The flamboyant is a perennial legume tree that is planted as an ornamental species in tropical and subtropical climates due to its colorful blooms. It's a good shade tree, and the leaves and seed meal may be fed to animals.
* In areas with a marked dry season, it sheds its leaves during the drought, but in other areas it is virtually evergreen.
* It is much loved in the Caribbean , for example, many Puerto Rican paintings feature Flamboyant Trees, it can also be found in The Bahamas as well. The Poinciana is also the national flower of St. Kitts and Nevis.
Botanical Name : Delonix regia
Common Name : Flamboyant Tree
Height : 95 ft
Spread : 30 ft
Germination Info : No pre-treatment required
Hardiness zone : 10
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 63