Bauhinia purpurea



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Bauhinia purpurea

Common Name: Purple Orchid Tree, Butterfly Tree

A semi-deciduous tree with a rounded crown. Flowers are abundant, orchid-like, and purple to white in color. Dry seed pods follow. Leaves are lobed, heart-shaped and smooth. Native to Asia.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 13, 18 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 20 - 35 feet

Mature Width: 20 - 35 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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