BIRD OF PARADISE - Caesalpinia gilliesii

 
Deciduous - Sun
Ht. 8-15  Spread 10-15
Spacing 8-10

 
HABIT
- Small decorative tree or large shrub, dramatic yellow flowers in spring and summer.  Finely textured foliage.
CULTURE - Easy, any soil, drought tolerant
USES - Ornamental tree, yellow summer flowers.
PROBLEMS - Few if any.
NOTES - Native central USA to Texas, Argentina & Uruguay.  I have heard tales of 20 specimens along the Red River.
FAMILY - Caprifoliaceae