Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea - Plant
Description for Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea
Plant Description: - The flowers of this variety are a beautiful shade of pink. - Native to America and the West Indies. - Evergreen shrub. - Profuse and free flowering. Few shrubs put up such a vibrant display of color. - Have plenty of color on them during monsoon - when most other plants are green and growing. - Tall shrub up to 2-3 m. Can be pruned and kept to 1 to 1.5 mts. - Recommended as a single specimen plant in small gardens or as a group in large gardens. - Flowers on long slender stems.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Shankasur Pink |
|Flower or Inflorescence color: Various colored flowers available viz., Dark Pink, Light Pink||Flowering season: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August||4 to 6 meters||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plant peacock orchid bulbs in spring. Space the small bulbs, which are technically corms, 3 to 6 inches apart in moist, well-draining soil and 3 to 5 inches deep.
Growing peacock orchids prefer full sun and like the hot afternoon sun, particularly in colder zones. Plant peacock orchid bulbs in masses for a dramatic show in the summer landscape.
|Sun growing, Semi shade||well-drained soil||Water: Normal, Can tolerate less, Can tolerate more||10Â°C||Application of manure and fertilizer at the beginning of summer and monsoon will make the plants lush and bloom even more.|
Caring for Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea
- Should be heavily pruned in winter after flowering is finished.
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August
Typical uses of Caesalpinia pulcherima carnea
Special features: Primarily grown for: Flowers
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.