Pride of Barbados Tropical Seeds Also known as Red Peacock Flower, Dwarf Poinciana
A small plant with mimosa-like green leaves and red-orange-yellow flowers with long red stamens that bloom from spring to autumn that present a fantastic spectacle of color! This plant can survive short periods of temperatures down to 32 degrees F. A terrific plant for butterfly attracting! Zones 8 - 11 for standard use.
Potted Deck Plant
1. Native to the West Indies and tropical America
2. Also known as Poinciana, Peacock Flower, Red 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
5. Easy to start seeds
6. It is the national flower of the Caribbean island Barbados.
7. Makes a Fun Houseplant
8. Makes an excellent plant for collectors of plants for the home or greenhouse environment
9. Another fun plant from seeds of the Tropics
Some seeds require some experience in growing. We provide germination guidance and recommend that you do some research before ordering if you feel unsure. Growing plants from seed is supposed to be fun. Sometimes it is successful and sometimes not- this is the way it is with gardening. Because we are not there to plant them, we cannot be responsible for germination failure due to improper planting or climate conditions. We will always send you viable seeds
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This widely adaptable plant can be used for a wide range of uses including, standard growing as well as the greenhouse or houseplant. It makes the perfect patio plant but, will need protection from frost. Keep well watered until established.
Each seed pack you buy from us is:
Properly labeled and packaged in individual packs.
Each label has information specific to the seed you are buying!
We have been in the garden - seed business for over 40 years and were one of the first to sell seeds on the internet many years ago. We will give you quality seed and service. We will be there for you not only today but down the road from now should you need growing help or more seeds. We thank you in advance for your business.
Note: all seeds are fresh and viable. We will not and can not be responsible for the germination of any seed since everyone has their own methods of starting, growing and planting them. We will only advise you of what we think works best. See below for more information.
Seed is a live product which depends on many important grower skills such as proper planting time, seed depth, type of soil, watering, light intensity, proper use of fertilizers, weed controls, fungicides, insecticides, soil conditions, and reasonable weather during the growing period. These factors are totally out of the sellers control, and germination and growing results are the buyer's responsibility and risk.
This plant is unmatched in beauty when in bloom. This seed produces a versatile multi-purpose plant that is perfect for the plant collector. Seedlings will need a lot of light to grow well. Blossoms attract pollinators, like butterflies and hummingbirds, filling the tree with all kinds of activity. This plant is highly prized by collectors worldwide and seed is hard to get so don’t wait and buy yours today.