Erythrina x sykesii
Erythrina indica of (Australian) gardens
This large, deciduous tree can reach 50 ft (15 m) tall and almost as
wide, with a very short main trunk supporting ascending branches,
Although with maturity it can form a very large crown, the canopy is
not overly dense.
It is covered with clusters of rich red flowers.
The handsome, heart-shaped leaves follow.
Cultivation: Most species are happy in exposed coastal locations.
They enjoy full sun and well-drained soil.
Red spider mites may be a problem.
Propagation is from seed in spring or cuttings .