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Bauhinia natalensis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

Cultivation: Rich well-drained soil

Features: Bilobed leaves; white flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Foliage contrast Flower contrast

Zones: 10-11

Description: This South African species is a shrub up to 5?ft (1.5?m) high. It has small bilobed leaves and white flowers that are 1?2?in (25?50?mm) wide. It is one of the hardier species in the genus and will withstand light frosts. It is very easily raised from seed

Growth Habit: Shrubby habit

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