Caesalpinia gilliesii (Desert Bird of Paradise)
Caesalpinia gilliesii (Desert Bird of Paradise)
Caesalpinia gilliesii (Desert Bird of Paradise)

Caesalpinia gilliesii (Desert Bird of Paradise)

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Poinciana,  Desert Bird of Paradise, Bird of Paradise bush

An evergreen deciduous shrub that grows up to ten feet tall and wide.  The flowers are yellow with bright red stamens that bloom from July to August.  
Prune to shape as needed.
Plant in full sun 
- Best in well-drained soil
Established plants have good drought tolerance
- Attracts hummingbirds
- Hardy up to 30 degrees
- Native to South America