Cordia, Scarlet cordia
Cordia is a tree with beautiful scarlet colored flowers. The tree is highly ornamental and used in landscaping.
Botanical Name - Cordia sebestena
Common Name - Cordia, Scarlet cordia
Cordia sebestena is widely planted as an ornamental plant in gardens because of its flowers.
Scarlet Cordia is a small shapely tree which grows up to be 25 feet tall and as wide.
The splendid flowers are followed by one to two-inch-long, pear-shaped fruits, which have a pleasant fragrance but are not particularly tasty.