Plant Catalog - BAUHINIA PURPUREA
Purple Orchid Tree, Butterfly Tree
A semi-deciduous tree with a rounded crown. Flowers are abundant, orchid-like, and purple to white in color. Dry seed pods follow. Leaves are lobed, heart-shaped and smooth. Native to Asia.
USDA zones: 9 - 11
Sunset zones: 13, 18 - 24, H1, H2
Mature size: 20 - 35 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water