Bauhinia blakeana 'Hong Kong Orchid'

Plant Group: Exotic Evergreen
Genus: Bauhinia
Species 'Var': blakeana
Common Name: 'Hong Kong Orchid'

Quick Facts:

Small semi deciduous tree. Among the most popular of the orchid trees, this hybrid is a medium sized tree. The most characteristic feature is the butterfly shaped leaf consisting of only 2 broad leaflets. Its white flowers appear from autumn through winter.

Height: 4-5m
Width: 3-4m
Rate of growth: Moderate

Foliage:

2 broad bilobed leaflets.

Flowers:

Purplish/red flowers.

Fruit:

Seed pods.