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Bauhinia variegata - Orchid Tree


Bauhinia variegata - Orchid Tree (Bauhinia variegata - Orchid Tree)

This tree is extremely common here in San Diego. It starts to bloom in early Feb - May. Photo taken Apr. 27, 2011. This is one is a tree street.



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Stunning

28 Apr, 2011

 

Glad you like it! :>)

28 Apr, 2011

 

:o))

28 Apr, 2011

 

It make our street trees look so dreary...

30 Apr, 2011

 

Rbtkew:

LOL!

The Hong Kong Orchid tree (Bauhinia x blakeana) makes a better street tree in my opinion and is also very widely used here (as a street tree).

30 Apr, 2011

 

heavenly days!! so beautiful and it's a tree! speaking of street trees... how are the jacarandas doing?
...am I late or early :->????

5 May, 2011

 

Hello Lori:

Thanks! The Bauhinia variegata, purpurea and variegata 'Candida' started blooming back in early February.

Yes, the Jacarandas are blooming now; they started about 3 weeks ago.

5 May, 2011

 

How wonderful for all the lucky people in San Diego. I know for positive/sure that the lovely Jacaranda won't work in my area...but ...it was an unforgettable experience to see the seedlings springing up in the garden.

6 May, 2011

 

Lori:

Yes, all the trees and plants are growing and blooming so well this year. I think it's because of all the rain we had this last rainy season.

6 May, 2011



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