Anacacho Orchid Tree

 

 

Bauhinia lunarioides

 

 

Fabaceae

 

 

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Form: Shrub or small tree
Seasonality
: Evergreen, semi-evergreen, deciduous

Size: 12 ft high by 5 ft wide
Leaves
: small, rounded, twin lobes (cleft or butterfly shape)
Flowers
: white or pink, flamboyant clusters
Fruit
: n/a
Stems/Trunks
: light gray, semi smooth
Range/Origin
: Western Texas to N.E. Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 10-13, 18-23, 15o F

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

                     Exposure: Full sun to partial shape

        Water: Low in winter, more in summer

        Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Low

 

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