1. Trees

      Bauhinia variegata "Purple Orchid Tree"


      Category: Partly Deciduous
      Type
      Partly decidouos
      Size
      25-50 feet
      Spread:
      20-50 feet
      Growth Rate
      Medium
      Origin
      India, China  
      Flowers
      Lavender, Spring and Winter
      Stems/Trunks
      Single or multiple trunks, no thorns
      Leaves
      Less than 4" green, simple shape  
      Fruit
      Brown pods
      LANDSCAPE USES
      • large specimen tree
      • residential and street tree
      CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Environment: full sun
      • Irrigation: drought tolerant
      • Soil: sandy,acidic, salt, alkaline
      • Pest/Diseases: mites, borers, leaf spot, leaf scorch 
      • Propagation: seed
      • Maintenance: structure when young
      • Commercial Availability: good
      • Remarks: seeds can be invasive, flowers are showy and fragant