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Delonix regia Flamboyant tree Flamboyan Leguminosaceae

Delonix  regia, Flamboyant tree, Flamboyan


Delonix  regia, Flamboyant tree, Flamboyan

Propagate from seed or cuttings. Delonix  regia, Flamboyant tree, Flamboyan
and may take 10 or more years to flower.
The vigorous roots can damage paths and foundations.
Seedlings vary considerably in flower shape, color and size,
Prune only when young to establish a single trunk.
This native of Madagascar grows only about 40 ft (12 m) tall, but its canopy may be wider than its height.
The long, feathery leaves have lighter green undersides.
Clusters of brilliant red or orange flowers, with one white petal marked with yellow and red, appear in december, followed by dark brown pods up to 12 in (30 cm) long.
Flowering colors: Green, Orange, Red, White, Yellow
Cultivation: Plant in full sun in fertile, moist but well-drained soil and provide shelter from strong winds.