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|Bauhinia purpurea, Phanera purpurea|
Family: Caesalpinioideae / Caesalpiniaceae
Orchid Tree, Butterfly Tree
Origin: Australia and East Asia
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.
1024 Bauhinia purpurea - Purple Orchid treePurple 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.
This item is certified for shipping to California.
|Grown in 3 gal pot|
3 plants in stock
2116 Bauhinia purpurea - seedsOrchid tree, butterfly tree. Very easy to germinate, germination rate around 100%. Great for beginners.
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|Per pack: 6 large seeds|
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