This plant is grown mainly for its bright yellow and fragrant flowers. Native to the Rio Grande Valley, it can take high heat and full sun with little water. Considered a large shrub or small tree that is evergreen. Height can reach 30 foot but, usually stays in the 15 foot range with a 15 foot spread. The seed pods can be poisonous, so this may not be a plant for you if you have small children or pets.