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Bauhinia lunarioides

Bauhinia lunarioides
Anacacho orchid
Bauhinia lunarioides
I was a little concerned over its survival in the freeze of January 2018, but it reassured me with new growth in mid-February

Common name Anacacho orchid
Family fabaceae
Life cycle tree (Z8-11)
Flowers white or pale pink (spring)
Size 8-12'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil; drought tolerant

Shrub or small tree producing fragrant orchid-shaped pale pink or white flowers over a long season. The curiously shaped leaves, consisting of pairs of leaflets, add to its charm, as does its silvery gray bark. The nectar attracts bees and butterflies. Native to western Texas and northeastern Mexico.

Anacacho orchid

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border

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