This cousin of the pea is a great tree to grow. Whether you grow it for it's beautiful flowers, for Bonsai, or as a spectacular specimen tree for the front yard; this plant delivers. Boasting beautiful blue flowers in the spring to early summer are what make this such a popular tree.
It is also sought after for its hardwood. This little tree is now endangered due to over harvesting for its hardwood.
This tree makes for great Bonsai material due its natural umbrella like shape of the canopy.
Fun Facts: This tree is the National flower of Jamaica. "