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Bauhinia variegata Alba, Bauhinia variegata Candida, White orchid tree, White Mountain Ebony

Bauhinia variegata Alba, Bauhinia variegata Candida

White orchid tree, White Mountain Ebony
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: India
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapBig tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsDeciduous plantFragrant plantSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Medium sized tree with abundant large fragrant white flowers with lemon-green markings that appear in winter-spring and intermittenly in summer. The tree has a short trunk, spreads branches and is marginally frost hardy. In tropical climate it is semi-evergreen, in cooler climates it is deciduous, flowering on leafless branches.

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Bauhinia variegata alba (candida) - White orchid tree

White orchid tree, White Mountain Ebony. Spectacular flowering tree. The most cold hardy of all bauhinias, cold hardy to at least 26F. Fast growing, good shade tree.

Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Megaflor - Bloom Nutrition Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot