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Bauhinia variegata

For sale by Grahame Oakey, (Acorn Trees and Shrubs), hmcw, Freeman of WCFM

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Also known as Indian Mountain Ebony, this is a gorgeous scented flowering plant, best kept as a house plant. Evergreen if kept warm enough through Winter- massive leaves develope and flowers from as early as 2-3 years old.

Bauhinia variegata | Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16
Bauhinia variegata | Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Bauhinia variegata

Common names

Purple orchid tree, Ebonywood, Mountain ebony, Orchid tree


Bauhinia variegata (Purple orchid tree). This is a small tree which will bear fragrant flowers in the spring time.


They are frost tender, with min of 5-18C. They will need full light and fertile, well drained soil. Congested growth may be thinned out after flowering.

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers.

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Bauhinia variegata | Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light
  • WaterSemi-moist

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