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A picture of a Common Coral Tree

Common Coral Tree

Erythrina lysistemon

Also known as

Lucky Bean Tree

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Common Coral Tree

Erythrina lysistemon in spring
Flowers of E. caffra
Seed and pod
Leaf galls

Common Coral Tree Overview

Erythrina lysistemon is a lovely, small to medium-sized, deciduous tree with a spreading crown and brilliant red flowers. It is a handsome tree at any time of the year, and its dazzling flowers have made it one of the best known and widely grown South African trees.

Special features of Common Coral Tree

Attracts birds

Other uses of Common Coral Tree

Other uses