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Yellow Bird of Paradise

Caesalpinia gilliesii

Pronunciation: ses-al-PIN-ee-uh gil-EEZ-ee-eye
SKU #02528
8-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Large, exotic, yellow flowers with striking long red stamens adorn this open, fine-textured shrub. Wonderful for use as an informal specimen, or to plant in groups as a textural hedge or screen. This high-heat tolerant shrub adds superb color to minimal care, waterwise gardens. Often remains semi-evergreen in mild winter regions.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Large, open, moderate growing shrub; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Thrives in a wide range of soils, provided they are fast-draining. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. No fertilization is necessary; this plant fixes nitrogen in the soil and needs little care.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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