Colvilles Glory Tree

Colvillea racemosa

Close up detail of flower buds on a colvillea racemosa (Colville's Glory) tree growing in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens. By Craig Franklin [CC BY-SA 3.0 au] (Photo Credits)

Known for its bright orange flowers that grow in large cone or cylinder shaped clusters. After flowering, the tree produces long, flat, woody seed pods. The tree has small deep green leaves, superficially similar to poinciana. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. Legume.Warning: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingestedHandling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reactionPlant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handlingPollen may cause allergic reaction
Other Names: Whip Tree


Specifications of Colvilles Glory Tree

Preferred Climate TropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Colvilles Glory Tree Reviews & Tips

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Sheila Thompson
1y ago

Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Colvilles Glory Tree

Our neighbour has got a glorious Colvillea racemosain full flower (January) . It is at least 12metres high and s looking great in spite of the drought. It is also squeaking with the sound of Lorikeets.

Victor Otto
5y ago

Bowen Delta, QLD, Australia

Colvilles Glory Tree

I bought this tree at a market it almost died but now it would be about 40 ft by 30 ft full of flowers

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