Rainbow Shower Tree
Cassia fistula x javanica
Gorgeous tropical tree having long clusters of yellow to pink flowers.
Medium to large size tropical tree, to 40ft. Common in parks and on streets in tropical regions. There are several different varieties of the rainbow shower tree, each having various colors of flowers, often maturing from one color to another. The rainbow shower tree is a sterile hybrid.
Probably not frost hardy. Sunset Zones: H2 USDA: 11
The tree is very drought tolerant and grows best in full sun, hot, and dry conditions.
By grafts. Trees do no produce seeds.
Planted as an ornamental for its cascading flowers. Popular as a street tree in some tropical regions.