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Mexican Bird of Paradise

Mexican Bird of Paradise

Cultivated shrub or small tree. Evergreen but may freeze back in the colder climates. Grows to 10 feet in height. Leaves are oblong and small. The flowers are yellow with long, colorful red filaments (stamens). Seed pods are flat and shaped like a pea pod. They are 2-4 inches in length.

Poisonous Parts: 
Pods and seeds
Originally posted: Oct 17, 2014
Last updated: Oct 17, 2014