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Scarlet Sesbania
Rattle Box
Brazilian Glory Pea

Sesbania punicea

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Zone 8-11

Small tree or shrub to approximately 10 feet.  Native to Brazil and several other South American countries now naturalized in 11 states as far north as Virginia, but mostly Gulf coast states and California

Very nice flowers are seen warm and hot months.  Average soil is OK.  Full is is best for flowers

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Evergreen in Florida; Perennial semi-decidous or totally deciduous in cooler winter climates