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Bauhinia galpinii

Classification

Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Bauhinia
                        Specie: Bauhinia galpinii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Rich well-drained soil

Features: Two-lobed leaves; red flowers summer?autumn

Uses: Foliage contrast Flower contrast Specimen plant Espalier

Zones: 9-11

Description: From South Africa, this is an evergreen shrub to 10 ft (3 m) with a very horizontal branch habit, usually spreading wider than its height. The leaves are rounded with 2 distinct lobes, paler on the undersides. The abundant light to brick-red inflorescence

Growth Habit: Horizontal branching habit

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