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Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

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English name(s):Mexican Bird of Paradise, Red Bird of Paradise, Pride of Barbados, Peacock Flower.

It is a deciduous or evergreen shrub or small tree with a spreading crown. Usually without prickles, it can grow up to 5 meters tall. It has beautiful, bright red, orange, and yellow flowers with long red stamens that are found on terminal ends of branches.

Uses:Ornamental Uses.

Height:6-8 feet.

Difficulty to grow:Easy to grow.

Care: It is beneficial to prune peacock flower to the ground in late winter or early spring for a more compact, bushier shrub.

Sunlight:Full sun to partial shade.

Soil:Well drained soil.

Water:Moderately

Fertilizer:In early spring beginning the year after it is planted, it can be given nitrogen fertilizer diluted to half-strength to give it a boost.

References:

T.K. Bose, B. Chowdhury (1991). Tropical Garden Plants. Horticulture and allied publishers.
Amarjeet singh Batth (2014). Indian garden flowers home gardeners guide.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.

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