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Bauhinia corymbosa, Phanera corymbosa , Vining bauhinia, Climbing Bauhinia, Camel's foot

Bauhinia corymbosa, Phanera corymbosa

Vining bauhinia, Climbing Bauhinia, Camel's foot
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Pretty, evergreen vine climbing by tendrils w/ dainty, bilobed leaves and clusters of lavender-pink, orchid-like flowers over long spring-fall season, displayed for a long period. It's a delicate, small-leaved but vigorous viner, adaptable to sun or light shade, and tolerates drought and light frost (zone 9). It has the characteristic Bauhinia butterfly leaves. A fine texture vine.

See article about bauhinias.


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