Bird of Paradise
- Botanical Name: Caesalpinia gilliesii
- Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
- Light Requirement: Full Sun
- Water Demand: Low
- Landscape Use: Border - Mixed, Focal Point/Specimen Plant
- Ornamental Value: Yellow, Red
- Native/Adapted: Adapted
- Wildlife Value: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees
- Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
- Plant Form: Bushy
- Plant Spread: 6'
- Plant Height: 10'
Small shrubby tree with lacy foliage. Blooms bright yellow flowers with red stamens all spring and summer.
The 'Bird of Paradise' is a small, shrubby tree with yellow flowers that have red stamens. 'Pride of Barbados' is more like a shrub, with red and orange flowers, and may not be winter hardy. Both grow well in North Texas.
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