About Bauhinia orchid lily
The Orchid Tree grows to approximately 10m tall in warm climate, and 5-6m tall in cooler climate. It has large, fragrant, pink to purple flowers. The flowers resemble the flowers borne on orchids, which is where the common name originates from, and are absolutely stunning.
Flowers are followed by seed pods of up to 30cm long, which contain several seeds. Leaves are large and shaped like a butterfly. The Orchid Tree is native to Asia, and it is the emblem of Hong Kong.
|Plant Height||19 inch (48 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Purple Orchid Tree.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||6 to 10 feet.|
|Flower Colour ||Pink to purple.|
|Bloom Time ||Late winter to early spring.|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy.|
Planting and care
Trim off any unsightly or leggy growth after the blooms fade and, of course, prune out any dead, diseased or broken branches any time of year.
Bauhinia orchid lily care
|Sunlight ||Full sun|
|Watering || In summer, water your tree at least once a week, but in winter, cut back to every four to six weeks and only if it doesn t rain.|
|Soil ||Well draining, slightly acidic soil.|
|Temperature ||25 to 40 degrees C|
Bauhinia orchid lily uses
- It is excellent as a feature tree or in the middle of a lawn as a shade tree
- It does very well in pots, and could be pruned into a hedge or screen
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Bauhinia orchid lily ?
Bauhinia orchid lily is commonly known as Purple Orchid Tree.
How tall do Bauhinia orchid lily grow?
On average Bauhinia orchid lily grows 6 to 10 feet.
What color are Bauhinia orchid lily ?
A Bauhinia orchid lily plant bears flowers of color Pink to purple.
When Bauhinia orchid lily blooms?
With enough light, Bauhinia orchid lily may produce Pink to purple. flowers in Late winter to early spring.
How hard is Bauhinia orchid lily to grow?
A Bauhinia orchid lily is Easy.
How much sunlight does a Bauhinia orchid lily need?
A Bauhinia orchid lily prefers Full sun
How much water does a Bauhinia orchid lily need?
A Bauhinia orchid lily prefers watering In summer, water your tree at least once a week, but in winter, cut back to every four to six weeks and only if it doesn t rain.
What kind of soil does a Bauhinia orchid lily need?
A Bauhinia orchid lily prefers Well draining, slightly acidic soil.
What temperature does a Bauhinia orchid lily like?
A Bauhinia orchid lily prefers 25 to 40 degrees C
Thursday, 23 January 2020
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Friday, 08 November 2019
Simply love the plant....healthy n beautiful!!....Thankyou for the free gifts!!
Thursday, 07 November 2019
Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.
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