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Bauhinia jenningsii, Cows Tongue, Lengua de Vaca, Fused-leaf Orchid Tree

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 Bauhinia jenningsii
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Cows Tongue, Lengua de Vaca, Fused-leaf Orchid Tree
Origin: Cuba, Mexico (Yucatan)
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This unusual Bauhinia has a single "fused" leaf structure, unlike most bauhinias with a split "camel-foot" shaped leaves.

It has pendant flowers coming in groups, of very pretty pink and yellow combination color, resembling Fuchsia or Lonicera flowers. Buds are pink, thick, cylindrical, shaped like a cow tong, hence the common name.

Grows into a small tree or a large bush. Great for small yards that welcome butterflies and humming birds.


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 Bauhinia jenningsii, Cows Tongue, Lengua de Vaca, Fused-leaf Orchid Tree

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Bauhinia jenningsii, Cows Tongue, Lengua de Vaca, Fused-leaf Orchid Tree

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Bauhinia jenningsii, Cows Tongue, Lengua de Vaca, Fused-leaf Orchid Tree

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Cows Tongue, Lengua de Vaca, Fused-leaf Orchid Tree.
This unusual Bauhinia has a single "fused" leaf structure, unlike most bauhinias with a split "camel-foot" shaped leaves.
It has pendant flowers coming in groups, of very pretty pink and yellow combination color, resembling Fuchsia or Lonicera flowers. Buds are pink, thick, cylindrical, shaped like a cow tong, hence the common name.
Grows into a small tree or a large bush. Great for small yards that welcome butterflies and humming birds.
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Grown in 10"/3 gal pot

4 plants in stock

$42.00  
Sale: $22.00

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