Caesalpinia Pulcherrima, Peacock Flower, Red Bird of Paradise - Plant
The species name, pulcherrima, is latin for “most beautiful.” Perhaps the most distinctive visual feature of this plant, that really lives up to it’s name, are its bright red, orange, and yellow flowers with long red stamens that are found on terminal ends of branches.
Common name: Mexican Bird of Paradise, Red Bird of Paradise, Pride of Barbados, Peacock Flower.
Color: Red, Bright Yellow
Bloom time: Blooms all year.
Height: 6-8 feet.
Difficulty level: Easy
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil: Well-drained, pH range from 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Water: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Fertilizer: In early spring beginning the year after it is planted, it can be given nitrogen fertilizer diluted to half-strength to give it a boost.
- it is beneficial to prune peacock flower to the ground in late winter or early spring for a more compact, bushier shrub.
- A unique specimen for show off in your yard or garden.
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Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.
Awesome packing for live plant.?
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Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.
This plant is exactly what I wanted.
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