Bauhinia lunariodes 'Pink'

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Information by: Kathleen Moore        Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

 

Description

A open delicately small patio tree 8' x 6' . Slow to moderate growth depending upon moisture. Medium green leaves shaped like little butterflies. Flowers are tiny, pink or white and 5 petaled. Blooms spring into early summer. Quite xeric & tolerant of sun or shade. Thrives in the poorest rocky soils as well as rich acid loam. Blooms late spring into early summer. Native to the Chihuahuan Desert.

 

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree

 

Height Range

6-12'

 

Flower Color

Pink

 

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green, Light Green

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Japanese, Tropical, Water Garden

 

Accenting Features

Fragrance, Multi-trunk Tree, Showy Flowers

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

 

Location Uses

Foundation, Lawn, Parking Strip, Patio, Street Tree

 

Special Uses

Shade Tree

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Water Saving Tip:

More plants die from over-watering than from under-watering.

Be sure only to water plants when necessary.