Poinciana

The Royal Poinciana (Delonix Regia) grows in the Tropical South (). A deciduous tree with spectacular orange to scarlet flowers is cold sensitive and probably not suitable for most areas within Zone 9a. Links:

However, there is also a group of shubs or small trees in the Poinciana family called Caesalpinia (Fabaceae Leguminosae) that are more cold tolerant or adaptable: