Caesalpinia pulcherrima/Peacock Flower

Caesalpinia pulcherrima / Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Bright red summer flowers and hanging seed pods
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Scientific Name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Common Name: Peacock Flower
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Orange, Red
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Flowers all year in tropics, but late summer and fall where frosts occur. Is used for tropical effect and color in seasonal beds where not fully hardy. Growth is quite fast in spring and summer.