Bauhinia variegata
ORCHID TREE, BUTTERFLY TREE
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 
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Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
10m
Plant habit
 
10m

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Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in purple, crimson or pink

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Ornamental Fruit: pod
 
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Bauhinia variegata
ORCHID TREE, BUTTERFLY TREE
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 

  Plant type: semi-deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
10m
Plant habit
 
10m

FEATURES

Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in purple, crimson or pink

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Ornamental Fruit: pod


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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