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Caesalpinia mexicana, Mexican Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Poinciana

Caesalpinia mexicana

Mexican Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Poinciana
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Mexico
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersIrritating plantFragrant plantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Caesalpinia mexicana is evergreen shrub or small tree. The foliage is similar to Mimosa spp. and is light green in color. Showy fragrant, yellow flowers (3 to 6 inches )blooms all summer! Seeds and parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested. Mexican Bird of Paradise is heat and drought tolerant and can grow to 10-20' tall. Caesalpinia mexicana prefers partial shade or partial sun to full sun and needs well drained soil.

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