A large bush, or small standard tree, that produces large trumpet shaped flowers that hang downwards. Angel trumpets come in a variety of colors, and thrive during the winter when most other tropical trees have dropped their foliage. The flowers are fragrant, some more than others. Origin: Andes. Ecuador Height: 16ft Growth: moderately fast Flowering: …

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This  is the pure white version of the Erythrina variegata (orange). This extraordinary tree is not common. It is a medium, deciduous tree (like most erythrinas) and blooms after it drops its leaves in the late winter/early spring. Origin: India to the Philippines and Pacific Height: 66ft Growth: fast Flowering: winter – early spring Salt …

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This small tree, originally from Thailand, sports a cluster of flowers that are extremely fragrant. The more sun this tree receives, the more flowers it tends to produce. Often used as an ornamental in landscaping, the Radermachera is a beautiful and unique addition to any landscape. Origin: Thailand Height: 15-25ft Growth: moderate Flowering: year round …

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The lucky nut is a beautiful evergreen tree that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. It’s a great addition to any South Florida landscape given its high salt tolerance, year round blooming, and ever so fragrant flowers. As shown below, this tree comes in white, peach, or yellow. Origin: Tropical America Height: 23ft Growth: fast Flowering: year …

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