Native to Madagascar, the Poinciana has a wide spreading umbrella-like canopy. Excellent for summer shade. Has large, terminal, orchid-like flower clusters almost smothering the tree crown, appearing after the tree has shed it's leaves in autumn. Vigorous growth should be promoted in early years by enriching the soil and watering well.
Height: 15 metres
Width: 15 metres
* Dimensions at maturity.
Best suited for:
Larger gardens or in public open spaces as the perfect floweringshade tree.