Mexican Bird of Paradise
This is a dense, umbrella-like shrub or small tree. The foliage is light green, fine textured and coarser than C. pulcherrima. Spikes of flower clusters cover the canopy for several months during the warm season.
Leaf texture : Coarse
Leaf length : 2"
Leaf shape : Compound; Elliptic
Leaf color : Light green
Flower notes : Flowers bloom in clusters throughout the year except in the coldest months.
Flower color : Yellow
Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen
Average size maturity width : 10-12 ft.
Average size maturity height : 10-12 ft.
Growth rate : Moderate-Fast
USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F (Z9a)
Sunset zone : 12-16, 18-24
Water requirements : Moderate
Light exposure : Sun
Attractive bark :Yes