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Amherstia nobilis

Pride of Burma

Queen Of Flowering Trees, Orchid Tree
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Amherstia nobilis
Principal Common Name Pride of Burma
Common Name(s) Queen of Flowering Trees, Orchid Tree
Synonym
Description Beautiful evergreen, tropical flowering tree to 40'. Compound leaves. Irregular dramatic scarlet flower with yellow lip.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Burma (Myanmar)
Height Range 20 - 40 FT
Spread Range 15 - 30 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Bright Green : Green
Leaf Texture Compound
Form Small Tree : Tree
Flower Color Bright Red : Bright Yellow : White
Flower Time
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Moist : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Heavy : Medium
Outstanding Features Color : Evergreen : Heat Tolerant : Low-chill requirement : Rare or Unusual

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