Hardy in 35 degrees Fahrenheit, royal poinciana (Delonix regia) is a spectacular bloomer. Opening in May and continuing until July, brilliant red-orange blooms nearly cover its large, fern-like green leaves. They make a splendid contrast with Florida's deep-blue, late June skies.
About this Author
A freelance writer, Judy Wolfe has owned Prose for the Pros, a freelance writing business, since 2006. She's been an inveterate traveler since 1961 and draws on her travel experiences to provide articles for such websites as Chincoteague Island Vacations and Berlin Dude. Wolfe holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from California State University at Pomona.