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Delonix regia var. flavida

Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Delonix (dee-LON-iks) (Info)
Species: regia var. flavida

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20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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

Bokeelia, Florida
Bradenton, Florida
Cape Coral, Florida (2 reports)
Holmes Beach, Florida
Miami, Florida
Mulberry, Florida
Pompano Beach, Florida
Port Charlotte, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Alice, Texas
Del Rio, Texas
Missouri City, Texas
San Angelo, Texas

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