Bauhinia x blakeana
HONG KONG ORCHID TREE
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 
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Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
12m
Plant habit
 
12m

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Pruning: Retain only one main trunk & prune the flowering wood by half after flowering.

 
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Bauhinia x blakeana
HONG KONG ORCHID TREE
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 

  Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
12m
Plant habit
 
12m

FEATURES

Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in crimson, pink or white

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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