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White Orchid Tree

Perennial tree, with blue/green foliage with white flowers and sharp spines. Grows 10-12 feet tall.  Full sun. Average, regular watering.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Bauhinia forficata produces large white flowers
White Orchid Tree has stems with thorns
Latin Name: 
Bauhinia forficata
Family Name: 
Fabaceae
Place of Origin: 
Peru, Argentina, Brazil
Bloom Time: 
Aug
Sep
Oct
Garden Location: 
Volunteer Garden