999. Curaçao’s Flaming Flamboyán

999. Flamboyan in Bloom

Curaçao’s Flamboyán (Delonix regia) has large flaming red, orange, vermilion and yellow ferns. She reigns proud as a peacock from May to September, providing much-needed relief from Curaçao’s equatorial sun and hours of fun for adventurous tree climbers.

But Curaçao’s resident Beyoncé is far from your average tall exotic bird, she’s also a legume and carries nitrogen-fixating and soil-improving properties.

About 1000awesomethingsaboutcuracao

I'm Carolina Gomes-Casseres, the creator of 1000 Awesome Things About Curaçao. I live in Manhattan but sometimes miss my first awesome island. Thanks for visiting!


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