White Orchid Tree
Bauhinia variegata alba
(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)
This tree, a native of China and South East Asia, prefers light to medium, well-drained soils in a protected, sunny position. An evergreen tree which is drought and frost hardy, it grows to 9 metres with a spread of 4.5 metres. Its leaves are shaped like butterfly wings while its flowers are white, orchid-like and occurring profusely from November to February (southern hemisphere).
When flowering, this is a truly spectacular small tree and the flowers have a good vase life.
Offered is a packet of 7 fresh seeds with Grownotes to assist you to cultivate them.
All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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