peacock flower


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Related to peacock flower: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
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Noun1.peacock flower - showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascarpeacock flower - showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
Delonix, genus Delonix - evergreen or deciduous trees of tropical Africa and India
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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I PRESUME you mean Tigridia, known as peacock flower, not tiger lilies, which have orange lily blooms.
I presume you mean Tigridia, which is also known as the peacock flower.
Another great bulb for late summer colour is the peacock flower (Tigridia pavonia), which produces vibrant pink, orange and yellow three-cornered flowers and gives any container a touch of the tropics.