Yunnan Bauhinia

Bauhinia yunnanensis

Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bauhinia (baw-HIN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: yunnanensis (yoo-nan-EN-sis) (Info)

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chowchilla, California

Lafayette, California

Stockton, California

Sun City, California

Vista, California

Brooksville, Florida

Melbourne, Florida

Saint Augustine, Florida

Austin, Texas

La Porte, Texas

Plano, Texas

Richards, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Dec 12, 2016, Cocobalanga from Viviers,
France (Zone 8a) wrote:

I grow two in my zone 8a close to Montelimar, France, without damage since 2002. In 2012 we had no damage during a low 15 degree freeze. It is only semi-evergreen and grow in trees until 10 m. Flower begin in mai until november.

Positive

On Nov 16, 2012, Seafairy from Richards, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Grows in a large container pot up a cedar post in my courtyard, faces West and gets full sun. Located in the Sam Houston National Forest Z8B. I want to try and collect seed and attempt to propagate this beauty. Had her since 2005 and moved her around with me over the years.

Positive

On Jun 20, 2012, bmonet from Saint Augustine, FL wrote:

there is a HUGE japanese orchid tree at Harry's on the bay front St. Augustine,Fl. Growing in the courtyard, it has the perfect environment !

Neutral

On Dec 28, 2007, jdiaz from Chowchilla, CA wrote:

Evergreen in zone 9b. Showed no damage during a low 20 degree freeze that lasted a week. Blooms spring into Nov and attracts lots of bees and humingbirds.

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