Scientific Name: 
Caesalpinia spp.

Common Name: 
Yellow Bird of Paradise, Mexican Bird of Paradise, Red Bird of Paradise, Barbados Flower


How is this plant unsafe?

How do you plant safely?


  • Plants, seedpods, seeds and leaves contain hydrocyanic acid which causes gastrointentinal irritation, nausea and vomiting.
  • Supervise pets and children when playing near this plant.