PlantsBauhiniaBauhinia madagascariensis

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: usually 18 ft, rarely 30 ft
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Yellow
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Finally I thought I would have to wait forever

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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2020-05-12Finally I thought I would have to wait forever
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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2020-04-25Bloom forming on the plant almost ready to open up
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Location: My greenhouse, FloridaDate: 2020-04-25Called the Red Butterfly bauhinia. Extremely rare.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bauhinia by Gina1960 May 13, 2020 8:10 AM 2
Alocasia, macrorhiza or portora, question by sallyg Jan 16, 2021 6:53 PM 37

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