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Royal Poinciana, Delonix regia

Royal poinciana is a stunning shade tree displaying bright red flowers from spring through early summer.  Plant away from driveways and house foundations to prevent the aggresive roots from causing problems.  The sprawling tree can shade an entire yard, and grows very quickly.  One drawback is that it is cold sensitive, so you run the risk of losing it in a freeze.
Alex Driscoll
Certified Arborist #1249A
Plant Guide / Trees / Royal Poinciana