Known among botanists as Chorisia speciosa, the floss silk
tree belongs to the same family as the baobab and the kapok.
4 Floss Silk
trees, originally from Brazil and officially called Chorisia speciosa, come into full bloom in September here in Southern California, sporting a majestic pink cloud of large hibiscus-like flowers.
The floss silk
tree (Chorisia speciosa) is considered among the most beautiful trees in the world.
And around the lawn, tree ferns, banana plants, and a floss silk
tree thrive in Oakland's nearly frost-free climate (Sunset climate zone 17).
Water causes the floss silk
fibers to swell and form a non-irritating friction with the skin, leading to immediate results without waiting for days.
The money tree has a succulent trunk that may remind you of the floss silk
tree (Chorisia speciosa), a close botanical relative.