Barbados pride Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Barbados pride


C. pulcherrima is an upright evergreen thorny shrub or small tree with feathery foliage to 4m high and wide, bearing very showy red and yellow flowers through the most of the year, but peaking in the spring and autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Barbados pride Barbados flower fence dwarf poinciana flamboyant tree paradise flower peacock flower Spanish carnation see more

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      2.5-4 metres

    • Spread

      2.5-4 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Generally no pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

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  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed or softwood cuttings

  • insectPests

    Can get glasshouse red spider mite, glasshouse whitefly and mealybugs

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free