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Bauhinia corymbosa

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Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bauhinia (baw-HIN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: corymbosa (kor-rim-BOW-suh) (Info)

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Category:
Vines and Climbers

Height:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Chief_John On Aug 6, 2013, Chief_John from Coldspring, TX wrote:

Grows and blooms well in Coldspring TX. Cold hardy last winter. i have read that the seed pods are edible but have not tried them

Positive aprilwillis On Jul 19, 2006, aprilwillis from Missouri City, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This vine is so beautiful! The 1st year it was so small I doubted it would survive. This year, 2nd yr, it's big and getting bigger and has flowered all summer even in the worst heat! Seeds have germinated easily for me. I love this vine.

Positive seedpicker_TX On Jul 20, 2005, seedpicker_TX from (Taylor) Plano, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pretty, dainty foliage and gorgeous frilly flowers. This vine is rated zone 9, but is perfectly root hardy for me here in zone 8.
-T

Regional...

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

Grenoble,
Encinitas, California
Los Angeles, California
Martinez, California
San Diego, California
Torrance, California
Brooksville, Florida
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Baltimore, Maryland
Alice, Texas
Baytown, Texas
Brazoria, Texas
La Porte, Texas
Missouri City, Texas
Plano, Texas
Round Rock, Texas
Spring, Texas



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