Today's bloom is Tiger's Claw (Erythrina variegata)

Bloom of the Day for August 10th, 2012:

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

Bloom color: Red

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 10b to Zone 11

Height: 30-40 ft. (9-12 m), over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing: 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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pirl wrote:
Stunning! Gorgeous!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Indeed it is! Looks like it could be a Ceremonial Headdress.

pirl wrote:
Yes! Great choice, Kin.

sunkissed wrote:
Wow, what a striking flower. I think I've seen that around here before. Probably down in S. FL.