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Erythrostemon gilliesii, Caesalpinia gillesii, Poinciana gilliesii, Yellow Bird of Paradise, Yellow dwarf poinciana, Bird of Paradise Bush, Desert Bird of Paradise

Erythrostemon gilliesii, Caesalpinia gillesii, Poinciana gilliesii

Yellow Bird of Paradise, Yellow dwarf poinciana, Bird of Paradise Bush, Desert Bird of Paradise
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Argentina
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow, orange flowersIrritatingDeciduous plantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Open, irregular-branched plant with fine bipinnate foliage and showy yellow flowers with long red stamens through most of the warm season. Seeds are toxic. Very xeric, need low water, full sun, well drained soil, hardy to 10°F. Can be trained to small tree. Deciduous, may be evergreen in warmer areas. Size: 5-10ft, spread 4-6ft; rapid growth. Leaves: bipinnate, 3-5in long, finely cut ferny appearance. Flowers: on branch terminals, informal racine of solid yellow flowers with long red stamens; bloom mainly in spring and early summer, then sporadically. Fruit: tan fuzzy pod, dehiscent, curled, persistent on branches unless removed.





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Erythrostemon palmeri, Caesalpinia palmeri, Margarita, Palo Piojo, Peojo, Polilla, Wetapochi

Erythrostemon palmeri, Caesalpinia palmeri

Margarita, Palo Piojo, Peojo, Polilla, Wetapochi
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Mexico
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow, orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds


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