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Delonix regia

Royal Poinciana, Flamboyant, Malinche

True to the name, flamboyant tree has spectular red orange flowers that can not go unnoticed. Originally from Madagascar it is a tropical decorative favorite. The shape of the tree is also appealing including its fern like leaves

Plant Characteristics

Dimensions at Maturity
  • Height: 5 to 12 M

The flowers are large, with four spreading scarlet or orange-red petals up to 8 cm long, and a fifth upright petal called the standard, which is slightly larger and spotted with yellow and white. The naturally occurring variety flavida&

Additional Information


drought tolerant, salt tolerant,

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