Spathodea campanulata

$48.82

The brightly colored flowers of the genus Spathodea, which only has one tree, are very attractive to many different species of hummingbirds. Sadly, despite being widely used as an ornamental, this tree has also been reported to use chemical defenses to kill insect pollinators, and in many places it is regarded as a dangerous invasive species.
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Size

50cm

Water

Moderate

Light

Full Sun, Partial Sun

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The brightly colored flowers of the genus Spathodea, which only has one tree, are very attractive to many different species of hummingbirds. Sadly, despite being widely used as an ornamental, this tree has also been reported to use chemical defenses to kill insect pollinators, and in many places it is regarded as a dangerous invasive species.