The Pride of Barbados blooms all year round, the more common varieties are a
fiery red and yellow "sunset colour" although other variations can be found.
The flower has five petals with a yellow margin in a pyramidal
inflorescence. Each flower is about 1½ inches across with five sepals. The
ten stamens are long and the pistils project from the centre of the flower.
The fifth petal is far smaller than the other four. The stamens have
coloured filaments with anthers at the tips however, the eleventh filament
bears a stigma and is the style. The branches a prickly and the leaves are
large and doubly compound about one foot long and six inches wide with many