This small tree has reddish-orange blooms. Needs to be trimmed to maintain shape. Native to southern South America. Origin: Argentina – Brazil Height: 16ft Growth: fast Flowering: spring – fall Salt tolerance: medium
Tag: Zone 9b
This fall bloomer is a medium deciduous tree. The yellow blooms with salmon colored seed pods make a spectacular showing. Origin: Taiwan and Fiji Height: 59ft Growth: moderate Flowering: summer Salt tolerance: low
An evergreen shrub with large veined leaves and red blooms. Origin is Venezuela and blooms spring and summer. Keep moist and fertilize regularly. High salt tolerance. Origin: Brazil Height: 12-15ft Growth: moderately fast Flowering: spring and summer Salt tolerance: high
A medium evergreen tree from Tropical Africa that blooms year round. The flowers are dark red, fragrant and open only at night. The seed pods are large and resemble sausages, hence the name. Origin: Tropical Africa Height: 53ft Growth: fast, then moderate Flowering: on and off all year Salt tolerance: moderate
Native to Florida this deciduous small tree can also be found in the SE US states and into NE Mexico. A spring and summer bloomer with pink flowers. High salt tolerance. Origin: Native to Florida Height: 20ft Growth: fast Flowering: spring/summer Salt tolerance: high
A large shrub or small tree with purple blooms. An evergreen plant that blooms spring, summer and fall. Native to Florida, the Caribbean and Brazil. Origin: Southern USA to Brazil Height: 26ft Growth: fast Flowering: year round Salt tolerance: moderate
Native to Peru and Ecuador this evergreen plant may be used as a large shrub or trained to become a small tree. The clusters of bright yellow flowers bloom throughout the year.
Also known as the Texas Olive this plant is native to Mexico and Texas. A large evergreen and can become shrub or small tree it blooms year round with clusters of white flowers. Once established it will become drought tolerant, needs good drainage.
A large deciduous tree with a smooth green trunk. This spring bloomer with creamy white flowers gets large seed pods that are filled with a silky ‘fluff’ or kapok as it’s known, which at one time was used in life preservers and car seats.
Also known as the Pride of Barbados this is an evergreen plant that may be used as a large shrub or a small tree. An excellent use for a small yard. A native to the West Indies it blooms year round in a variety of colors, some being yellow, pink, and red orange.