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Today's bloom is Mexican Bird of Paradise (Caesalpinia mexicana)

Bloom of the Day for November 16th, 2010:

Mexican Bird of Paradise
(Caesalpinia mexicana)

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Information:
Type of plant: Shrubs, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall, Blooms all year

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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5 vendors have this plant for sale.

15 members have or want this plant for trade.

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TroubleX2 wrote:
I have this plant in my Texas garden and it attracts so many hummingbirds and butterflies, and bumble bees. I just love it's light and airy growth habit. It is very fast to grow here. I have dug up several new plants that sprouted close to the mother plant and shared with friends and family. If you like to attract all the critter listed, get yourself a Mexican Bird of Paradise.


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