Brazilian Butterfly Tree
Deciduous, Evergreen, Shrubs, Trees
These flamboyant flowering trees and shrubs have a very special place in Hawaii and mild-winter areas of California and Arizona. They vary greatly by species and climate. Common to all garden bauhinias are twin “leaves,” actually twin lobes. Thin crowded growth after bloom.Bauhinia forficata
Native to Brazil. Probably the hardiest bauhinia. Often with twisting, leaning trunk and picturesque angled branches. Growing 20 ft. tall and wide, it makes good canopy for patio. Short, sharp thorns at branch joints. Narrow-petaled, creamy white flowers are 3 in. wide, appear from spring into summer. Deep green leaves have more pointed lobes than others.
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