Today's bloom is Pride of Barbados 'Compton' (Caesalpinia pulcherrima)Bloom of the Day for November 15th, 2011:
Pride of Barbados, Red Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Poinciana, Peacock Flower, flamboyan-de-jardin 'Compton' (Caesalpinia pulcherrima)
Type of plant: Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Bloom color: Pink, Red, Pale Yellow, Bright Yellow, Cream/Tan
Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall, Blooms all year
Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 11
Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m), 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
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