Dwarf Orchid Tree (Bauhinia grandidieri)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 10 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Small growing, slow growing. Still waiting for blooms after 10 ye

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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2018-09-21Small growing, slow growing. Still waiting for blooms after 10 ye
By Gina1960
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