Brownea coccinea ssp. capitella
SCARLET FLAME BEAN, WEST INDIAN MOUNTAIN ROSE
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
10m
Plant habit
 
7m

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Origins: Caribbean, South America

Other Botanical Names: Brownea capitella, B. latifolia, B. racemosa, Hermesias capitella, H. latifolia, H. racemosa

Other Common Names: Rose of Venezuela

 
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Brownea coccinea ssp. capitella
SCARLET FLAME BEAN, WEST INDIAN MOUNTAIN ROSE
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
10m
Plant habit
 
7m

FEATURES

Flowers: orange-red

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green; bronze-pink new leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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