Today's bloom is Variegated Orchid Tree (Bauhinia variegata)

Bloom of the Day for June 10th, 2011:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Purple, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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marti001 wrote:
Good picture!! Nice and clear with lots of detail!! To bad this tree will not grow in my area. :(

locakelly wrote:
Beautiful bloom;o)

pixie62560 wrote:
Really like this tree, zone envy here too Marti. This message was edited Jun 10, 2011 8:45 AM

Kell wrote:
I have tree flower envy too!

plantladylin wrote:
Stunning bloom photo ... Love it!