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Tree Fuchsia

A tree that may reach 20-30 feet in height with glossy leaves.  It blooms with dense clusters of bright red, fragrant flowers bearing nectar.  This tree takes full sun and some watering during the summer and forms a shady canopy at maturity.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Schotia brachypetala flowers produce nectar to attract the pollenators
Tree Fuchsia produces masses of red flowers
Schotia brachypetala is a large tree in the Pea family
Latin Name: 
Schotia brachypetala
Family Name: 
Fabaceae
Place of Origin: 
SE Africa
Bloom Time: 
May
Jun
Aug
Garden Location: 
Goth Garden, S.Creek Ln.