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Spathodea campanulata
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Zones 21-25, H1, H2
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Spathodea campanulata

African Tulip Tree
Bignoniaceae
Evergreen, Trees

Very showy, fast-growing tree to 40 to 75 ft. tall, 20 to 50 ft. wide. Glossy deep green leaves to 1/2 ft. long, divided featherwise into 9 to 19 oblong to ovate leaflets. Clusters of spectacular, tulip-shaped, 4-in. flowers in scarlet to blood red appear at branch ends. In Hawaii, blossoms come throughout the year; on the mainland, bloom is most profuse in spring, but flowers may appear at any time.

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