- Poinciana is a species of a flowering plant.
- They are mostly found in Madagascar’s dry deciduous forests.
- It usually grows to a modest height and spreads widely its dense foliage.
- In areas of the dry season, it sheds its leaves during the drought,
- In other areas, they are practically evergreen.
- They require tropical to semi-tropical climate to grow.
- Tolerant to drought and salty conditions.
- Mostly prefers an open and free draining sandy, loamy and organic-rich soil.
- Heavy or clay soils are not favourable for the tree.
- Flowers profusely during dry weather.
Available for purchase in Capalaba Nursery, Brisbane.