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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
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantIrritatingSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, 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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