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. Tigridia blooms are a blend of the characteristics of tulips and iris.
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.