10+ seeds for: Pride of Barbados, Caesalpinia pulcherrima (a member of the pea family (Fabaceae). It is referred to by other names including Barbados Flower fence, Peacock Flower, Mexican Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Flamboyan, Caesalpinia, and Dwarf Poinciana. The species name, pulcherrima, literally means “very pretty” and this plant definitely lives up to the name. The blooms of Pride of Barbados are incredible with terminal flower clusters in brilliant range-red with a tinge of gold on the edges. A definite traffic stopper in your front yard, and the butterflies and hummingbirds LOVE them!
Pride of Barbados is an evergreen shrub or small tree in frost-free climates, a deciduous shrub in zone 9, and a returning perennial in zone 8. In the tropics it gets 15-20 feet tall with wide spreading branches that can cover about the same width if not kept trimmed. The cultivation of Pride of Barbados is usually a semi-dwarfed hardy perennial shrub to a typical size of 5-8 feet tall and growing that large even after freezing to the ground the previous winter.
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Plant Format: Seeds
Seeds Per Pack: 5+
Common Name: Pride of Barbados
Botanical Name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Color: Red/Orange/Yellow
Soil Preference: Sandy, Well-draining
Watering: Medium to Light
Light Preference: Full Sun
USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11.
Foliage: Evergreen in frost-free zones
Growth Habit: Bushing / Small tree.
Brand: Onalee's Seeds, LLC
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States