Panama Flame Tree, Rose of Venezuela
Brownea macrophylla

Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brownea (BROW-nee-uh) (Info)
Species: macrophylla (mak-roh-FIL-uh) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Height:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fort Myers, Florida

Homestead, Florida

Lakeland, Florida

Loxahatchee, Florida

Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.