Also know as The Red Bird of Paradise /
Pride of Barbados / Poinciana / Peacock / Mexican Bird Of Paradise.
This full sun beauty is great for smaller yards or an indoor house plant, only growing to about 3-10ft. Blooms just as well in a pot or planted right in the ground!
This can grow to 3-6ft wide as a bush or can also be trained into a small .
Reddish/orange blooms outlined in yellow with very long showy stamens will appear spring through summer!
Medicinal uses in different cultures may include:
The juice from the leaves is said to cure fever, the juice from the flower is said to cure sores, and the seeds are said to cure bad cough, breathing difficulty, and chest pain. Four grams from the root is also said to induce abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy