Yellow Peacock Flower
A small plant with mimosa-like green leaves accented by yellow flowers with long stamens, that bloom from spring to autumn and present a fantastic spectacle of color! This plant can survive short periods of temperatures down to 32 degrees F. A terrific plant for butterfly gardens! Zones 8 - 11 for standard use.
This plant makes a most interesting deck plant and grows well as a container plant for several years if pruned and shaped, for the home or greenhouse, in addition to being a specimen plant.
Treat as a tropical that cannot tolerate hard frost.
Potted Deck Plant
1. Native to the West Indies and tropical America
2. Also known as Poinciana, Peacock Flower, Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Poinciana, Pride of Barbados, and flamboyan-de-jardin, Ohai alii
3. Easy to grow in most soils
4. Moderately salt tolerant