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African Tulip Tree

An evergreen tree of the tropics that can reach to 30 feet high in Southern California.  It does best in full sun with regular irrigation.  As it is frost sensitive there may some damage to young foliage during winter months.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Spathodea campanulata has bright orange flowers
Spathodea campanulata has pinnate leaves
Latin Name: 
Spathodea campanulata
Family Name: 
Bignoniaceae
Place of Origin: 
Tropical West Africa
Bloom Time: 
Oct
Nov
Garden Location: 
Volunteer Garden