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Blake's bauhinia Bauhinia x blakeana

Previously known as:

  • Perlebia x blakeana
Description

This plant is a hybrid multitrunked semi-evergreen flowering tree that has an umbrella-like form.

 

This plant may be confused with Bauhinia purpurea.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#showy flowers#winter interest
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#showy flowers#winter interest
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Bauhinia
    Species:
    x blakeana
    Family:
    Fabaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Horizontal
    Multi-trunked
    Maintenance:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Legume
    Fruit Description:
    Flattened seed pods
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Description:
    Rose-purple-crimson showy flowers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden