Common Name: Royal Poinciana, Flamboyant
Scientific Name: Delonix regia
Plant Family: Fabaceae
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Water Demand: Moderate-High
The Poinciana is a beautiful tree that stands proudly as a giant umbrella of stunning, shocking deep red, crimson, orange and magenta flowers. Few trees are as colossal and awe-inspiring as the Royal Poinciana, easy to grow and maintain, is a large grower ultimately reaching up to 30 feet tall and 60 feet wide. Poinciana large canopies are often seen covering roadways, providing shade and beauty.