- Common Name(s):
- Bougainvillea golden-rain tree, Chinese flame tree, Chinese golden-rain tree
Flowers at an early age; seed pods dry well if cut in pink stage; tolerates heat. This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.
- 20-30 ft.
- 12-24 in. panicle of yellow flowers in August to September; rose pink seed pods
- Sun; range of soil types
- Upright, spreading crown; irregular; often multistemmed
- 15-20 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Moderate to rapid
- 20 in. alternate, bipinnately compound leaves; clear yellow fall color
NCCES plant id: 2029