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Bauhinia purpurea

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Rich well-drained soil

Features: Purple flowers in early winter

Uses: Foliage contrast Flower contrast Screen

Zones: 11-12

Description: Similar to the widely grown Bauhinia variegata, this 20?ft (6?m) tree is found from India to Malaysia. It differs in small floral details but the main distinctions are that its purplish blooms open in autumn rather than spring and that it is reliab

Growth Habit: Erect multi-trunked habit

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