The flamboyant flame tree provides welcome shade and spectacular color in the warm climates.The attractive, semi-deciduous leaves are elegant and fern-like.
Also known as royal Poinciana or flamboyant tree, flame tree is one of the worlds most colorful trees. Every spring, the tree produces clusters of long-lasting, orange-red blooms with yellow, burgundy or white markings. Each bloom, which measures up to 5 inches across, displays five spoon-shaped petals.
.handsome branches with feathery foliage and flamboyant scarlet-orange blossoms in late spring and early summer. A semi-deciduous tree native to the island of Madagascar, it is drought and salt-tolerant, making it among the quintessential trees for tropical landscapes, rivalled for its fame only by the coconut palm.