Friday, August 23, 2013

What flower is this?

Hi Folks ~ I’m at work and a girlfriend had these cuttings sitting on my desk when I got here this morning. She passes this tree on the way to work and wanted to know if I knew what it was.  I’ve not even seen it that I know of.  She said it is full of these hang down deals and yellow flowers.  She also brought me a little black fruit from it.  I assume there are seeds inside, but I don’t know.

We are in  s.e. FL zone 10.

It sure is a neat looking bloom and I’m sure there is someone out there who can give us the name of it.

Thanks for looking and for the info in advance. Smile

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9 comments:

Terra said...

That is new to me Lorraine so I have no idea.

ChrisC said...

I have no idea,but I'll be interested to know what it is.

Deb said...

Interesting flower to be sure. Nothing like it here in Arizona. I'd like to see the kind of plant it came from. Have a good weekend, Lorraine.

Sunray Gardens said...

Interesting bloom but have no idea.
Cher Sunray Gardens

Balisha said...

I think that there is a tree called Golden Showers or Golden Rain tree...Could that be the one? Not sure about the fruit though..
Balisha

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

I posted the pictures at a forum for FL gardens and found out it is
Gmelina philippensis or Parrot's Beak.

http://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/gmelina_philippensis.htm

Becky said...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laburnum

Could it be this? I've been wanting a Golden Chain tree for awhile now.

Becky said...

Oh I see you've all ready found out

Gary said...

Hi Lorraine,
I had no idea what it was, searched and searched and came out clueless, and so glad you found the name. A new one on me I have to say. Have a good week.