Also called Royal Poinciana, the Flamboyant tree is often rated in the top 5 most beautiful flowering trees in the world. It is native to Madagascar and grows in tropical/sub-tropical regions in zones 10 to 12. The Flamboyant tree is commonly grown in the Caribbean, Africa, and Northern Australia. The Flamboyant tree is fast-growing and grows up to 90 feet tall. Due to its large bright red flowers – the Flamboyant tree is an excellent ornamental tree for streets, parks, and estates. Its umbrella-shaped canopy crown provides shade for people and homes.
Growth Rate: Fast
Soil Type: Prefers free-draining sandy or loamy soil with organic matter.
Zones: 10 to 12
Germination Range: 70-90%