A great design plant: Red Peacock shrub
You want to be sure to stop and admire this beauty when he sees the flowers by the Red Peacock shrub. The orange red leaves in various shades are seeing from spring until late summer on this shrub. The Red Peacock Bush loves the Sun and warm temperature.
Botanical name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Common names: Red Peacock shrub, pride of BarbadosOrigin: native in Western India and MexicoTemperature requirements: cold hardy up-12 degree
Water requirements: mediumLight requirements: full sunshineHeight: 1.8 to 3 meters high and farResistance: resistant to dry, but yet when watering once a week from spring to autumn, butterflies and Hummingbird attracts
Flowering time: bright orange-red flowers are from April to September to see
Cultivation time: Spring, summer, or fall
Distinctive properties. The Red bed of Peacock has beautiful flowers, which are available via the large bushes.
Different shades of red, Orange and yellow are on each flower, thus the plant for the landscape is highly encouraged. The seed pods follow after flowering. These flowers are very favored by the Canary Islands.In the tropics, the Red Peacock shrub can be very invasive.
Small leaves – tropical look
The leaves are small, and give a tropical look of a desert landscape. The Red Peacock shrub is dormant in the winter and grows quickly in the spring.
There’s a kind of nice yellow flowers
This large shrub looks at great planted in groups of three or five pieces
He would be awesome on a bare wall. To water pools, he is also suitable and can hide the pool and air conditioning.
The Red Peacock Bush coped surprisingly well with full sunshine. He can also change purple, Ruffles (Lantana montevidensis) and groups of Daisy serve as color contrast in the warm months.
Cultivation and care
The Red Peacock is not fussy. Build where there is full sunshine, in good drainage capable ground. The maintenance is simple: cut sharply in the winter up to 30 centimetres. In the spring, he quickly grows and starts to bloom in April or may. In colder areas cover in the winter to protect of the roots with mulch and fertilizer.
For a longer Bloom time you cut the upper 60 cm slightly in August, so it lasts until October