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Bauhinia variegata

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Rich well-drained soil

Features: Large bilobed leaves; pale to deep pink flowers in spring

Uses: Street tree Foliage contrast Flower contrast Shade tree

Zones: 9-10

Description: From the tropical foothills of the Himalayas through to the Malay Peninsula, this is a small tree to 25 ft (8 m) with a short trunk and spreading canopy. In its native habitat it is semi-deciduous but in cooler areas is fully so. The attractive orchid-lik

Growth Habit: Short trunk with spreading canopy

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