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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.
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.
Grown for their flowers.