Scientific Name: Erythrina herbacea
Common Names: Redcardinal, Coralbean, Cherokee Bean, Coral Bean
This is a low shrub or small tree up to 6 feet high if it doesn't suffer freezes. Flowers bloom in spring. Grows best in sandy soil, and can be found in the woods. Native Americans used this plant for medicinal purposes.
Bloom Color(s): red
Bloom Height: 2 in.
Plant Height: to 6 ft.
Bloom Period: March to November
Plant Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Tree,Subshrub,Shrub
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