Today's bloom is African Tulip Tree (Spathodea campanulata)

Bloom of the Day for May 23rd, 2011:

Type of plant: Trees, Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Red, Red-Orange

Bloom time of year: Late Winter/Early Spring, Late Fall/Early Winter, Blooms all year

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

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

Spacing: 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)

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marti001 wrote:
Love the clarity and color of this picture. It really shows off this gorgeous tree.