Caesalpina gillesii

Regular price €18,00

Tax included.

syn.Erythrostemon gilliesii

Bird of paradise tree

Fast growing shrub of irregular habit, sometimes trained to form a small tree. Evergreen or semi-evergreen in warm climates but deciduous in cooler regions. gorgeous, ferny, finely divided bi-pinnate foliage with small bluish-green leaflets. 

Very showy conical racemes of yellow flowers with long prominent red stamens, produced mostly in early summer and then sporadically later.

Any moderately fertile, very well-drained soil in a warm sunny position. Tolerates drought and very chalky soils. Dislikes cold and wet winter conditions, but in Ireland should succeed in a sheltered location with good drainage. 

Container grown plants can be overwintered under glass.

3L pots 70cm