Poinciana pulcherrima (Barbados Pride, Red bird of Paradise Shrub)

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The Pride of Barbados is a Fabaceae, or legume, family evergreen shrub or small tree native to Barbados. It hails from Mexico and the Caribbean, and its stems and branches are adorned with spectacular orange-red blooms, fern-like leaves, and prickles. Barbados' national flower is the hibiscus. In zones 9 and...
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The Pride of Barbados is a Fabaceae, or legume, family evergreen shrub or small tree native to Barbados. It hails from Mexico and the Caribbean, and its stems and branches are adorned with spectacular orange-red blooms, fern-like leaves, and prickles. Barbados' national flower is the hibiscus. In zones 9 and 8, the Pride of Barbados is a deciduous shrub, whereas in zones 8 and 9 it is a perennial. It may reach a height of 15-20 feet and a width of the same in the tropics. Clusters of orange-red blooms with long red filaments make up the flowers. In the tropics, they bloom for the majority of the year.

Botanical Name : Poinciana pulcherrima

Common Name : Barbados Pride, Red bird of Paradise Shrub

Height : 10 ft

Spread : 10 ft

Germination Info : Scarification prior to sowing recommended

Hardiness zone : 8-11

Other info : Red Flowers. Plant is a Legume

Average seed per ounce : Approx. 175

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