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Fernandoa magnifica, Heterophragma longipes , African Flame

Fernandoa magnifica, Heterophragma longipes

African Flame
Family: Bignoniaceae
Origin: Zimbabwe
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Small, often multi-stemmed tree. Bark grey to pale brown, rough and fissured with distinct pale lenticels. Flowers in axillary clusters, spectacular, bright orange-red with a yellow center; corolla bell-shaped, up to 4" in diameter, shallowly lobed with 4 large stamens protruding. An endangered species.





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