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Bauhinia purpurea, Phanera purpurea, Orchid Tree, Butterfly Tree

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 Bauhinia purpurea, Phanera purpurea
Family: Caesalpinioideae / Caesalpiniaceae
Orchid Tree, Butterfly Tree
Origin: Australia and East Asia
big treefull sundry conditionsred/crimson/vinous flowerspink flowersdeciduousattracts butterflies, hummingbirdssubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plantincuded in CD catalog

Nice landscape tree, good shade tree for summer. Bauhinias were named in honor of the brothers Bauhin, Swiss botanists of the 16th-17th century. Their characteristic twin lobed leaves give them a definite tropical look. Sensitive to chlorosis, treat with iron chelate. Although not generally necessary, they can be pruned after flowering. Flowers are fragrant.

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Purple Orchid tree, butterfly tree. Vigorous shade tree with wide canopy and showers of purple flowers from fall through winter/spring. Nice, fast growing shade tree.
Large trees may be topped for shipping.
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Grown in 3 gal pot

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Bauhinia purpurea - seeds

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Orchid tree, butterfly tree. Very easy to germinate, germination rate around 100%. Great for beginners.
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