About Bauhinia orchid lily
The Orchid Tree grows to approximately 10 m tall in warm climate, and 5 to 6 m tall in cooler climate. It has large, fragrant, white 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 or hoof of cow. 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 ||Dwarf White orchid tree, Dwarf white bauhinia, Butterfly tree, white butterfly tree, White bauhinia, White butterfly tree, White orchid tree, Kaniar, Kachnar, Kanchan|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||2 to 3 m|
|Flower Colour ||White|
|Bloom Time ||Spring|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
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 does not rain.|
|Soil ||Well draining, slightly acidic soil|
|Temperature ||25 to 40 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Bauhinia orchid lily uses
- It is an 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 Dwarf White orchid tree, Dwarf white bauhinia, Butterfly tree, white butterfly tree, White bauhinia, White butterfly tree, White orchid tree, Kaniar, Kachnar, Kanchan
How tall do Bauhinia orchid lily grow?
On average Bauhinia orchid lily grows 2 to 3 m
What color are Bauhinia orchid lily ?
A Bauhinia orchid lily plant bears flowers of color White
When Bauhinia orchid lily blooms?
With enough light, Bauhinia orchid lily may produce White flowers in Spring
How hard is Bauhinia orchid lily to grow?
A Bauhinia orchid lily is Easy to grow
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 does not 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
How often should I fertilize my Bauhinia orchid lily ?
To encourage Bauhinia orchid lily growth, Use any organic fertilizer.
Monday, 17 February 2020
Does the plant need regular trimming?
Monday, 25 November 2019
It came well packed and is exactly how they show it
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Wow nice plants and delivered in great condition..
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