The Q&A Archives: What Kind Of Tree Is This?

Question: It has purple flowers on it. It looks like it could be fern tree or may some type of palm tree. It is so pretty. please help me.

Answer: I'm wondering if it is Chorisia speciosa, the Floss Silk Tree. The leaves of this tree are divided into leaflets like the fingers of a hand, giving a fern-like look, and the flowers can be pink, purple, rose or burgundy. If so, it blooms in early spring. Hope this information is helpful.

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