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Bauhinia galpinii, Bauhinia punctata, Pride of De Kaap, Nasturtium Bauhinia

Bauhinia galpinii, Bauhinia punctata

Pride of De Kaap, Nasturtium Bauhinia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Africa
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapLarge shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Medium to large shrub with brick red flowers for a long period during the summer months but will also flower sporadically throughout the rest of the year. Cold sensitive, requires regular watering until established. With just a little pruning and training it can easily be trained into an attractive small tree or large garden shrub. Easy to cultivate and requires little attention once established.

See article about bauhinias.


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Bauhinia galpinii - seeds

Medium to large shrub with brick red flowers for a long period during the summer months but will also flower sporadically throughout the rest of the year. Cold hardy to light freeze.
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