ERYTHROSTEMON gilliesii (CAESALPINIA)
Yellow Bird of Paradise
A beautiful shrub/small tree native to the tropical areas of America. Small bipinnate fern like leaves which are grey green in colour. The flowers are what give it it’s name. Striking yellow flowers with long bright red stamens, truly exotic. Not related to the common Bird of Paradise, Strelitzia.
Max height 4m.
Well drained soil.
Frost hardy. Protect in cold winters.