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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4 to 8 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Other: pod containing 4 to 6 seeds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Flowering Tree
Medicinal Herb
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
credit: Prenn

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Flora de Filipinas Francisco Manuel Blanco (O.S.A.) 1880
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Date: 2012-05-17Photo courtesy of: MLW-2013
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Date: 2012-08-22Photo: Joydeep / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-3.0
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Location: Bhadrachalam, Khammam districtDate: 2012-11-23Photo courtesy of: Adityamadhav83
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Location: Madhurawada, VisakhapatnamDate: 2013-04-07Photo courtesy of: Adityamadhav83
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Date: 2014-01-10"Bauhinia acuminata at Kadavoor" © 2010 Jeevan Jose, Kerala, Ind
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Date: 2014-07-19Photo courtesy of:  Joydeep
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Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India.Date: 2007-07-19Photo courtesy of:  J.M.Garg
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Location: 2 weeks old. Photographed at Burdwan, West Bengal, India.Date: 2014-04-20Photo courtesy of: Joydeep
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