Mexican Bird of Paradise, Mexican Poinciana

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Pulcherrima and gilesii have not. On Jul 28,azgarden from Chandler, AZ wrote: On Jul 1,sunnydaze45 from Mesa, AZ wrote: Frost as low as 18F last year kills the above-ground growth but it has come back from the roots each year. This is a note alongside the other information about this plant:

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View this plant in a garden. We give it no winter protection, not even mulch. I have about

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It is currently about 12 ft tall with a crown just as wide. Post a comment about this plant. The occasional frosty winter day has no effect either. Since our summers are so dry, it is not a big invasive species and rarely do these seeds germinate haven't had a single one I know of. Beautiful showy flowers in early fall. Mexican Bird of Paradise provides a nice tropical look in the desert. On Jul 1, , sunnydaze45 from Mesa, AZ wrote: Planted in full sun in hill country west of Austin, TX. Excellent for small yards or tight spaces where vertical interest is desired. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the Davesgarden.

On Jul 1,sunnydaze45 from Mesa, AZ wrote: Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the Davesgarden. Great vertical accent for desert landscape. The hot inland central valley in California, seems to be the place for this variety to thrive. Excellent for small yards or tight spaces where vertical interest is desired. I have really enjoyed these small trees in Big Spring, TX. I live in the Phoenix area and hot summers have no effect on the tree. I could keep this blooming for most of the year by watering more frequently and deadheading the spent mexican bird of paradise plant for sale.

Contact Submit an Article Advertise. I do an annual cleanup of the branches and pull all the volunteer seedlings which are about a dozen a year. The small nectar loving birds love the blossoms, and the gray cardinals and curved bill thrashers pick through the litter.

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On May 1, , caligirl1 from Visalia, CA wrote: Growing in full sun, amended clay soil. It is only about 5 feet tall, produces seed pods, but we have not seen any new trees come up. This was relatively to grow from seed.

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When in full bloom, spectacular! Seed is poisonous if ingested Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested Yet it also says it it attractive to butterflies, bees, and birds The branches are weak, but replacements for breakage grow back quickly. It does produce quite a bit of litter, some of which I leave in place for the birds to scratch through.

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